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Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are "outdated," and it's time to change them, federal regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and others.
They call it the telecom prom: Every year, hundreds of communications lobbyists, lawyers and other hangers-on descend on the Washington Hilton, where the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is expected to crack jokes at everyone's expense in a big speech.
The Federal Communications Commission is investing about $8 million to expand broadband Internet access in rural Louisiana areas in 25 parishes.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is considering ending the ban on cell phone use during flights.
A recent New York Times headline cautioned, "Wireless carriers warn of crisis in mobile spectrum."
The Federal Communications Commission on Friday asked Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. to amend or withdraw its plans to use so-called sidecar companies as part of its acquisition of Allbritton Communications Co.'
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will aim to conduct auctions to sell spectrum now held by television stations to mobile broadband providers in mid-2015, the chairman of the agency said Friday.
Few are likely to fault new Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler for deciding to delay the planned auction of wireless spectrum voluntarily relinquished by TV broadcasters until the middle of 2015.
Over the last decade, net neutrality has increasingly made its way into public discourse: politicians on Capitol Hill have battled over it, corporations have worked to curb it and public interest advocates have fought to preserve it.
Like a good exorcist, the Federal Communications Commission looks set to drive back the merger sent from hell .
The Federal Communications Commission announced that it's Connect America Fund earmarked $22 million for the Mountain State.
Each time Rita Krzysiek picked up the call coming from a Seattle area phone number, she heard a high-pitched squeal, like a fax machine.
The Federal Communications Commission says it's authorizing $27.8 million to provide access to almost 38,000 homes and businesses in rural Alabama.
Bitterly cold temperatures will continue to impact Southern Colorado tonight and Friday.
It will be up to the House of Representatives to determine if phone companies can phase out traditional land line service beginning in 2017 with just 90 days notice after the Senate passed the bill Thursday on a 31-4 vote.