What looks like a version of Google’s Project Tango went through the FCC certification process, a relatively sure sign that its actual release is getting closer.
Brunswick police are alerting residents that calls placed from Verizon phones to 911 are not getting through.
AT&T is asking the FCC to grant the proposed inflight rule changes.
Much like AT&T, Verizon has a long history of anti-competitive behavior.
Several weeks ago, the Find Me 911 Coalition found data given to the FCC which shows that 9 out of 10 wireless 911 calls made in Washington, D.C. in the first half of 2013 were... done so without the proper location information needed for first responders.
According to the data, which was obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request by the Find Me 911 Coalition...
Yesterday was supposed to be the end of the first round of public comments on the upcoming network neutrality rules. Due to the massive number of comments submitted, the FCC’s... website was not able to handle the surge of last minute comments. As of Tuesday, there were about nearly 800,000 comments and counting.
Because of the FCC site going down, the deadline for the fir...
In a report from Moffett Nathanson, he notes that any change of definition will ‘skew’ penetration statistics due to a significantly drop in the number of people who have what is deemed as broadband under the new definition (due to so many having slow DSL connections or worse).
The National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) is the cable industry’s biggest lobbying organization. When the former FCC boss Michael Powell is the current head of the NCTA and the former NCTA boss Tom Wheeler currently runs the FCC, it is not hard to see why they have so much influence in the telecom industry.
Yet, back in 2012, AT&T blocked Apple’s Facetime over cellular connections unless users signed up for one of their shared data plans. In May of 2013, AT&T blocked Google Hangouts over cellular connections barring a shared data plan. The same goes for Skype.
In 2009, Sprint admitted to Do Not Call violations but claimed that they were due to an “equipment malfunction.” In 2011, Sprint paid $400,000 to the FCC due to additional Do Not Call registry complaints. Then in 2012, Sprint reported even more violations due to “human error and technical malfunctions.”