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21 min ago | CNet News
The FCC hosted a Dec. 12 event, as it seeks out answers to critical questions in the phone companies' transition from copper to IP-based networks.
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4 hrs ago | NewsFactor
All four major mobile carriers, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon, have privacy policies indicating it's OK to sell or share customer data to anyone including the CIA, said Laura Moy, staff attorney for Public Knowledge, part of a coalition of privacy groups calling on the FCC to stop AT&T and the other carriers from selling data to the ... (more)
8 hrs ago | InfoWorld
The top five U.S. mobile operators have agreed to let their customers unlock their devices and move to another provider under pressure from the U.S. Congress and Federal Communications Commission.
In-flight cellular in the U.S. may be closer to reality than some consumers realize, with foreign airlines poised to extend services they already offer elsewhere.
Most people don't want to hear cell phone calls in an airplane cruising at 30,000 feet, according to a new survey.
The Federal Communications Commission has voted to consider lifting a ban on in-flight mobile phone calls, it announced in an open meeting this afternoon.
A passenger checks his cellphone while boarding a flight in Boston. The Federal Communications Commission is proposing new rules to allow using cellphones for data and voice calls during airline flights.
The Federal Communications Commission and U.S. wireless carriers are said to be working on the final details of a new cellphone unlocking policy.
Federal Communications Commission Director Thomas Wheeler testifies in Congress in June.
The Federal Communications Commission will officially start to debate today whether or not to remove a 22-year-old ban on making phone calls on planes.
Americans just want their fellow airplane passengers to shut up and stay off their cellphones while they're in the sky, says a Quinnipiac University poll.
C Spire has announced plans to acquire Callis Communications, which provides cloud-based unified communications as a service for businesses.
Consumer advocates have asked the Federal Communications Commission to declare that AT&T violated a privacy rule in the Communications Act by selling phone records to the Central Intelligence Agency.
As federal regulators consider removing a decades-old prohibition on making phone calls on planes, a majority of Americans who fly oppose such a change, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds.
The pricing abroad for cellular service on airline flights - rather than wi-fi - is for international roaming that typically involves a monthly fee and a charge for calls or data used.
If federal regulators agree to allow cellular calls aboard airlines, the first customer will likely be arriving from overseas.
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