A recent filing with the Federal Communications Commission has confirmed that Google’s rumored X Phone device will be coming to Sprint later this year. The Sprint version is identified with the model number XT1056 and includes support for LTE on band 25. Show More Summary
If you thought that our television channels were already saturated with enough sex, vulgarity and profanity, you may want to brace yourself ? the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing changes to its guidelines that would allow more racy content to infiltrate the small screen during hours when kids could tune in. Show More Summary
When President Obama nominated Tom Wheeler as the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, he praised him as the "Bo Jackson of telecom" --...
Nexus Q replacement, or something more Guide-y? Google has filed paperwork with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for a mysterious new media player device, leading to widespread speculation that a successor to the ill-fated Nexus Q may be forthcoming. But if that's true, what's with the Douglas Adams references?…
Earlier this month, wireless network provider LightSquared Inc. received permission from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to use a band of wireless spectrum for a period of three months to test whether or not the company's use of the spectrum would interfere with communications on a nearby government-dedicated band. Show More Summary
In recent years supporters of network neutrality have tried and failed to get Congress to enact neutrality regulations. In 2010, Julius Genachowski, President Obama’s choice to lead the Federal Communications Commission, decided to act anyway, relying on a controversial interpretation … Continue reading ?
The rumored X Phone being developed by Google and Motorola unit is headed to AT&T later this year. A recent filing with the Federal Communication Commission revealed that the device, which carried the codename Motorola XT1058, will support AT&T’s LTE and HSPA+ networks. Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with the Federal Communications Commission regarding a dispute over cell towers. Wireless industry players complained to the FCC that local governments are often slowing down the process to adjust existing cell towers or install new ones. Show More Summary
Today a court filing made it known that MetroPCS has dropped its lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding net neutrality. The comes following MetroPCS’ acquisition by T-Mobile, a company that... Keep reading ?
MetroPCS dropped its lawsuit challenging the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules Friday, leaving Verizon the FCC's sole legal opponent in the case. T-Mobile purchased MetroPCS last month; T-Mobile is not involved...Show More Summary
The Federal Communications Commission today indicated that T-Mobile USA has dropped a lawsuit filed against the FCC by the former MetroPCS. T-Mobile acquired MetroPCS earlier this month. The aim of the lawsuit was to scuttle the FCC's Open Internet rules. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tom Wheeler, nominated to become the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, pledged to divest stakes in AT&T Inc, Dish Network Corp, Google Inc and dozens of other tech and telecoms companies if he is confirmed.
Dish Networks has filed a second request with the Federal Communications Commission asking the regulatory body to stop its review of Softbank's proposed equity acquisition of Sprint. This time around, Dish claims that Softbank is trying to block its attempt to buy Sprint though back-handed banking maneuvers. Show More Summary
The Parents Television Council (PTC), a media-watchdog group, opposes the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal to loosen its policy against radio and T.V. indecency (obscene speech and nudity). The PTC is making its opposition known to the FCC during a public comment period, which end June 19, 2013. They encourage parents to send comments to the [...]
Although the Federal Communications Commission has asked the Federal Aviation Administration to allow more in-flight device use, a new report suggests that pilot reports and scientific studies suspect that passenger electronics are interfering with aviation equipment. Show More Summary
Documents on the Federal Communications Commission web site provide a peek at an unannounced handset from Motorola. The XT 1058 was certified with AT&T's unique LTE bands, in addition to 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, and NFC -- all hallmarks of a high-end smartphone. Show More Summary
In a slam dunk 4-0 vote, the Federal Communications Commission just proposed kicking off a process that could eventually make your experience cruising the Interwebs at 30,000 feet considerably less, shall we say, sedate. How? By auctioning...Show More Summary
Americans who fly regularly will be able to get better broadband speeds at 30,000 feet than in their homes. Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed an expansion of the availability of in-flight broadband connectivity...Show More Summary
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has taken a major step toward helping more airlines offer in-cabin wireless broadband, with the agency voting Thursday to explore using new spectrum for air-to-ground broadband service. TheShow More Summary
From the diaries... The Barack Obama Administration has nominated Tom Wheeler to replace Julius Genachowski as Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman. (Wheeler awaits Senate approval.) Wheeler has - Heaven forfend - actually held...Show More Summary