A total of 145 companies including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, DropBox, and Yahoo issued a joint statement to FCC boss Tom Wheeler for his proposal to protect network neutrality by destroying it. The letter is not only signed by more than 100 Internet companies but also by two of five commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission. In the letter, the companies take issue with Chairman Tom Wheeler’s plan to regulate broadband providers
Verizon has decided to follow in AT&T’s footsteps and stamp its feet about the restrictions that the FCC is going to put in place to save some chunks of spectrum for smaller operators. Verizon used similar arguments as AT&T by stating that the rules limiting hoarding by the companies with the deepest pockets was “perverse and unjust” and “subsidizing.”
Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is about to give Internet Service Providers the ability to charge content companies more for access that people should have already had. The proposal, scheduled for a vote by the FCC on May 15, is a homicide of net neutrality.
Earlier this week, the FCC called AT&T’s bluff and essentially dared them to stay out of the most important wireless spectrum auction in years.
The FCC chairman is reportedly highly skeptical about a potential merger between Sprint and T-Mobile. We’ve seen a failed T-Mobile acquisition before, and if early indications hold true, objections from the FCC may stop a new deal as well.
According to a new letter by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, the FCC wants the issue of cellphone unlocking to be fully addressed in a new CTIA amendment by December. Keep reading for more details!
In the past we’ve heard several rumors suggesting Samsung is preparing to bring a 12+-inch Galaxy Note tablet to the market. Now it looks like such a device may have even passed through the FCC.
A device described as LGE LTE Mobile Phone (LG-E960) showed up in the Bluetooth SIG database, prompting speculation that a Nexus 4 LTE is coming. However, the truth is likely less exciting.
Images of what we believe to be the Motorola DVX appear to have shown up in FCC’s database. The pictures showing the fully assembled phone seem to be in line with leaked images of the phone’s back plate that surfaced in recent weeks.
In a renewed effort by the Obama administration to make cellphone locking legal again, the RTIA has now filed a petition with the FCC calling for change. Keep reading for more details!