The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has begun the process to get competitive bids for new mobile broadband subsidies designed to bring 3G or 4G service to areas without it.
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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to require telephone carriers to provide their customers more billing information in an effort to crack down on mysterious, unauthorized charges on phone bills.
Site lists the major mobile U.S. carriers’ policies for warning customers who approach their over-usage limits (and accompanying fees) in a compromise with industry association.
The FCC has fined Google $25K for stonewalling government investigators.
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At issue is the finding nearly two years ago that Google Street View cars had been collecting payload data from unprotected Wi-Fi networks via code written for an experimental project.
Someone still believes in Chromebook laptops. Documents filed with the FCC show that Sony is working on one.
An AT&T executive claims the nixed merger would have prevented call center closures — but the FCC expressed concern the combined carriers would lose jobs.
The FCC claims that AT&T let scammers overrun a calling service for the hearing impaired, and then stuck taxpayers with the bill.
The FCC votes to move ahead with plans to open up 40MHz of wireless spectrum in the 2GHz band to mobile voice and broadband service.