Senators Want High-Speed Internet Threshold Quadrupled

In a letter to several government agencies, a bipartisan group of senators is calling for the definition of “high-speed” internet to be quadrupled.

On His Way Out, Ajit Pai Warns of China’s Threats to Telecoms

Ajit Pai has stepped down as Federal Communications Commission Chairman, but he had some parting words of warning regarding China.

Charter Ends Petition to Get Government Approval For Data Caps

Charter is ending its petition to get government approvals for imposing broadband data limits on customers.

FCC Cracks Down on Robocalls, Enlists Telcos to Help

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has unveiled new rules cracking down on robocalls, requiring phone companies’ assistance.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Will Resign in January

Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has announced he will step down on January 20.

FCC Upholds ZTE’s ‘National Security Threat’ Status

The Federal Communications Commission has denied ZTE’s request to reconsider the decision to label it a national security threat.

FCC Reallocating Spectrum From Automotive Safety to Boost WiFi

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to free up spectrum currently reserved for automotive safety to improve WiFi.

Net Neutrality and a Biden Presidency

A Biden presidency could have an enormous impact on net neutrality, one of the most contested rules in recent years.

T-Mobile Inherits Sprint’s Spectrum…And Its Fines

T-Mobile and the Federal Communications Commission have reached a $200 million agreement over Sprint’s Lifeline abuses.

T-Mobile Explains Outage: ‘We Didn’t Meet Our Own Bar For Excellence’

T-Mobile experienced a major outage Monday, impacting thousands of customers around the world as voice and text services were down.

FCC Prepares to Open 6 GHz Spectrum

The FCC is preparing to vote on making 1,200 megahertz of spectrum available for unlicensed use in the 6GHz band.

FCC Sets Deadline For Carriers to Fight Robocallers

The FCC has set a deadline for phone carriers to support the STIR/SHAKEN protocol, in an effort to fight robocalls.

Coronavirus: FCC Grants Verizon Temporary Spectrum

In an effort to help keep up with increased demand and strain on their network, the FCC has temporarily granted Verizon additional spectrum.

Coronavirus: Wireless and Internet Providers Join ‘Keep Americans Connected Pledge’

Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, multiple wireless and internet providers have joined the FCC’s “Keep Americans Connected Pledge.”

FCC Moving to Require Carriers to Fight Robocalls

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has unveiled a proposal to require carriers and telephone providers to fight robocalls, after being disappointed some did not voluntarily do so.

FCC Announces Carrier Fines For Selling Customer Data

The FCC has officially unveiled its proposed fines for wireless carriers over selling customer data to third parties, with T-Mobile receiving the highest fines.

FCC Set to Fine Carriers For Sharing Location Data

Following an investigation in which the FCC found carriers broke the law by selling customer location data, the agency is poised to levy significant fines.

FCC Finds Carriers Broke the Law by Selling Location Data

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has found that wireless carriers violated federal law in selling customer location data to third-parties. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has sent a letter to several lawmakers informing them of the results of the agency’s investigation.…

FCC Announces $9 Billion 5G Fund For Rural America

Rural America has traditionally lagged behind the rest of the country when it comes to wireless access. Get far enough off the beaten track and wireless coverage pales in comparison to urban environments. According to an announcement by the Federal…

FCC Approves T-Mobile and Sprint Merger But Opposition Remains

CNBC is reporting that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to approve the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. While the deal had earlier received approval from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the FCC’s approval is one of the final…