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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.
Find Me 911 is an effort supported by more than 145,000 individuals, as well as national and local organizations representing a broad range of 911 operators and first responders emergency medical services personnel, fire fighters and police.
If, as many expect , a federal appeals court rules to allow an Internet payola system, phone and cable companies will start to prioritize access to the few online sites and services that can afford to pay them extra.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should limit the amount of spectrum that giant mobile carriers AT&T and Verizon Communications are able to buy in an auction scheduled for mid-2015, some U.S. senators said Tuesday.
The Federal Communications Commission already ended a ban on in-flight emails and text messages, but is now considering allowing phone calls, as well.
Service providers who petitioned the FCC to block AT&T's proposal to raise rates on special-access lines have won at least a temporary victory.
The Federal Communications Commission yesterday halted a plan by AT&T to raise prices for "special access" customers, a potential rate hike that could ultimately hit the wallets of businesses and cell phone users.
In 2012, AT&T filed a petition with the FCC to begin the process of shutting off whole areas of America's networks, as well as removing all obligations, oversight and regulations.
Google barge on 'hiatus' amid scrutiny from two agencies. A San Francisco conservation agency, along with the Coast Guard, is eyeing Google's floating barge project, CNET reports.
THE LEDE : Republicans and Democrats in the House announced a deal Monday on legislation to change certain Federal Communications Commission procedures.