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1 min ago | Business Journal
The lawyer for Sinclair Broadcast Group said Monday the company will be able to address concerns the Federal Communications Commission has raised about how Sinclair plans to structure its acquisition of television stations from Allbritton Communications.
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4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
You've heard the bad news by now. The Federal Communications Commission says it will soon propose allowing cell phone calls from airplanes above 10,000 feet.
8 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online
John Dreher, CenturyLink's vice president and general manager for Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi, tells the American Press this will bring high-speed Internet service to places that would not be economically feasible without public-private programs like the FCC's Connect America Fund.
8 hrs ago | North County Public Radio
Officials say companies in New York are getting almost $9 million as part of $260 million national program to expand broadband Internet access to rural areas.
10 hrs ago | Politico
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler contends it's better to do things right than to do them fast when it comes to a critical airwaves auction - especially on the tech side of things.
Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are "outdated," and it's time to change them, federal regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and others.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.