FCC Sends Cease & Desists to More Providers Over Robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission’s war on robocallers continues, with the agency sending cease & desists to more providers.

FCC Takes Aim at ‘Egregious Prison Calling Rates’

The Federal Communications Commission is taking aim at companies that provide calling services for prison inmates.

FCC Bans Additional Equipment Sales From Chinese Firms

The FCC is continuing its crackdown on Chinese telecom firms, banning equipment from Huawei, ZTE, and others.

Global UC the First Provider to Be Blocked for Failing to Fight Robocalls

Global UC is the first telecom provider to be blocked under the FCC’s new rules requiring providers to block robocalls.

FCC Cracks Down on Carriers That Have Failed to Fight Robocalls

The FCC is getting serious about fighting robocalls, requiring other carriers to block calls from non-compliant ones.

Privacy Advocates Want Stronger Data Rules For Mobile Providers

Privacy advocates are pushing for stricter rules about how mobile carriers handle users’ wireless data.

The FCC Finally Has Accurate Broadband Maps

The Federal Communications Commission has achieved its first milestone toward collecting accurate data regarding broadband in the US.

FCC Denies Nearly $1 Billion in Subsidies for Starlink

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) dealt a major blow to SpaceX’s Starlink, rejecting its application for nearly $1 billion in subsidies.

FCC Targets Auto Warranty Robocall Scams

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is targeting auto warranty scam calls, ordering carriers to block them.

FCC Chairwoman Rosenworcel Wants More Info on Mobile Carrier Data Practices

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel wants more information from mobile carriers on their data practices.

Huawei and ZTE Equipment Removal Will Cost Billions More

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has informed lawmakers that removing equipment from Huawei and ZTE will cost billions more than anticipated.

FCC Chairwoman Wants to Significantly Raise US Broadband Minimums

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel wants to significantly raise US broadband minimums with gigabit speeds as the long-term goal.

Kaspersky Lab Labeled ‘a Threat to National Security’

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has labeled Kaspersky Lab “a threat to national security,” a first for a Russian firm.

FCC Wants Carriers to Start Working on 6G

Carriers may just be rolling out 5G in the US, and much of the world, but FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel wants them to start working on 6G.

FCC Tackles ISP Deals That Block Competition

The FCC has taken taken action to end ISP deals that block competition in apartments and other Multiple Tenant Environment (MTE).

Ripping Out Huawei and ZTE 5G Hardware Cost Rises to $5.6 Billion

The US has banned Huawei and ZTE equipment from its 5G networks, but the cost of implementing the ban has now risen to $5.6 billion.

FCC Wants to Stop Telemarketers From Leaving Ringless Voicemails

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has introduced a proposal that would limit telemarketers’ ability to leave ringless voicemails.

FCC Votes In Favor of ‘Nutrition Labels’ for Broadband Providers

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has unanimously voted in favor of requiring broadband providers to provide a “nutrition label.”

FCC Wants Stricter Data Breach Reporting Requirements

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has proposed new requirements that would strengthen data breach reporting rules.

FCC Bans China Telecom from Operating in the US

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has revoked China Telecom’s authority to operate in the US.