SEC Chairman: We Want America to Lead the World in 5G

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recently talked about the upcoming White House meeting which Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint are all expected to attend.

The Death of Net Neutrality and What it Means for Consumers

It finally happened. The repeal of net neutrality laws by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took effect on Monday. According to the FCC, the repeal will put an end to the “unnecessary, heavy-handed regulations” implemented by the previous administration and…

Did Senate Democrats Really Save Net Neutrality? The House Has Yet to Vote

The US Senate voted on Wednesday to save net neutrality. The chambers used the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to stop the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to undo regulations regarding Internet usage set during the term of President Barack Obama.…

The End is Near: Net Neutrality Rules Set to Expire on June 11

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that net neutrality protections will be repealed on June 11, 30 days after the notice was filed on Thursday. Alongside the expiration, new rules governing Internet service providers will also take effect. According…

Net Neutrality Repeal Takes Effect in April, States are Fighting Back with Last-Minute Lawsuits

The days of net neutrality are numbered. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has finally set April 23 as the date when the Obama-era regulations will cease to take effect according to a copy of the order published on Thursday with…

How Will the Repeal of Net Neutrality Affect Small Business?

The issue of net neutrality has permeated the news, talk shows, and discussion boards for a while now. Different sectors have already voiced their concerns about how repealing net neutrality will affect consumers and businesses. Meanwhile, many people are still…

Net Neutrality Upheld: No Blocking, Throttling or Fast Lanes, Cisco Slams

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit released their ruling today upholding the FCC’s current Net Neutrality rules. The ruling stated: But nothing about affording indiscriminate access to internet content suggests that the broadband provider agrees…

FCC Fines Another Company Over Wi-Fi Blocking

The Federal Communications Commission has fined an internet provider $750,000 for using Wi-Fi monitoring systems to jam people’s personal hotspots at hotels and convention centers. The FCC says that Smart City, described as an Internet and telecommunications provider for conventions,…

AT&T / DirecTV Deal Gets Thumbs Up from FCC, with Conditions

After “careful, thorough review,” the Federal Communications Commission has given AT&T and green light to acquire DirecTV. The combined entity will boast about 26 million customers. Say hello to the new largest pay TV company in the US. The approval…

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Others Demand Specific Privacy Rules for ISPs

In order to obtain the necessary services that the country’s various internet service providers offer, Americans must give up a lot of personal information. And what those companies do with said information should be a concern of every single American.…