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How the FCC got boxed out of the broadband push

As the federal government readies to spend tens of billions of dollars on broadband upgrades, the Federal Communications Commission — the agency that has traditionally…

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The FCC releases its first mobile broadband map

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released its first-ever mobile broadband coverage map. The tool allows you to compare the LTE and voice coverage areas…

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No One Likes Robocalls and June 30th Might Spell the End of Them

Cameron Summerson Robocalls are a multi-year problem that could finally die later this month. Hopefully slowing the barrage of fake healthcare, car warranty, Amazon account,…

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The FCC is about to start holding providers accountable for anti-robocall efforts

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is introducing a new database all voice providers will have to use to allow the agency to track the work…

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Supreme Court upholds FCC move to loosen media ownership rules

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a move by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to relax media ownership rules, handing down a unanimous ruling that…

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The FCC Just Authorized a $3.2 Billion Dollar Program Meant To Bring Low-Income Americans Online

The Federal Communications Commission unanimously voted late Thursday to adopt the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program—a $3.2 billion dollar initiative meant to lower the cost of…

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Good Lord, It’s Only February

It’s called bipartisanship: Both major political parties have some bad ideas for reforming Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, the foundational internet law that…

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FCC chairman Ajit Pai says he will leave Jan. 20

Ajit Pai will leave his post as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Jan. 20, the agency said today. Why it matters: Pai’s Inauguration…

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FCC launches a $9 billion fund to expand 5G in rural areas

The Federal Communications Commission today launched the 5G Fund for Rural America, a 10-year, $9 billion program designed to help close the nation’s digital divide….

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The FCC’s new anti-robocall rules prevent surprise charges for consumers

Back in March, the FCC ordered all carriers and phone companies to adopt the STIR/SHAKEN protocol by June 30th, 2021 as an effort to combat…

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FCC to vote on designating ‘988’ as national suicide prevention hotline number

Americans are one step closer to dialing just three digits for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number. The FCC will vote on changing the hotline’s…

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Sinclair agrees to pay record-setting $48 million FCC civil penalty

Sinclair Broadcast Group has agreed to pay a $48 million fine to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) resolving the probe into the company’s abandoned deal…

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FCC won’t warn robocallers before fining them

Now that the FCC is no longer required to warn robocallers, it’s taking advantage of that expanded power. The regulator has issued an order ending…

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Have a Sprint 5G phone? T-Mobile will force some of you to upgrade.

When T-Mobile and Sprint announced their merger, one of the main upsides touted for the “new” T-Mobile was its ability to build a better 5G…

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FCC, FTC give providers 48 hours to block COVID-19 scam robocalls

The US government’s quest to fight robocalls is taking on added urgency in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The FCC and FTC have demanded that…

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FCC to Vote on If We’ll Get Better Wifi

Devices with Wi-Fi 6 started rolling out at the end of 2019, but now, a new vote proposed by the FCC could open up the…

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Be on guard for coronavirus robocalls, warns FCC

Robocalls have been targeting the vulnerable and unsuspecting for years, so it’s no surprise that the scumbags would take advantage of the current global catastrophe…

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Major U.S. internet firms agree not to cancel service over next 60 days: FCC

The Federal Communications Commission said Friday that major internet providers – including Comcast Corp, AT&T Inc and Verizon Communications Inc – agreed not to terminate…

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FCC votes to auction C-band satellite spectrum for 5G use

FCC chairman Ajit Pai has been pressing for an auction of “mid-band” wireless spectrum that could be useful for expanding the reach of 5G, and…

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FCC may fine carriers for failing to protect phone location data

The FCC has warned phone carriers that they broke the law by selling location data, and it might soon make those companies pay the price….

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Judge will reportedly approve Sprint / T-Mobile merger tomorrow

A push by several state attorneys general will reportedly not be enough to stand in the way of a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. The…

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FCC confirms wireless carriers broke federal law by selling location data

The other shoe is about to drop for wireless carriers that violated customer privacy.  On Friday, the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Ajit Pai,…

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