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Verizon Wireless admits to hoarding spectrum, ends any argument about a spectrum crunch

It wasn't even three years ago that Verizon told the FCC that they were running out of spectrum. Verizon was telling the FCC this because they were pushing the FCC to approve a spectrum ...
by William Neilson JrFebruary 23, 201521

Report: US carriers are still making it difficult to unlock phones (update)

According to a new analysis, three of the four major mobile service providers in the US are still making it incredibly difficult to unlock smartphones.
by Jimmy WestenbergFebruary 17, 201530

FCC Commissioner Pai slams net neutrality rules, ignores facts & FCC history

But speaking of a monopoly, Comcast now owns over 50% of customers in this country with speeds that reach the FCC definition of broadband (25 Mbps).
by William Neilson JrFebruary 12, 201553

Carriers in the U.S. are legally obligated to unlock your phone

It has been a while since it was illegal to unlock your phone, starting now, carriers must unlock your device if your account is in good standing, contracts paid up.
by Jonathan FeistFebruary 12, 20155
 
 

Lawmakers like Fred Upton are FCC hypocrites

Fred Upton helped write a draft of bill which would have created a "two-tiered" Internet back in 2006 that was backed by the FCC.
by William Neilson JrFebruary 9, 20156

The FCC will reportedly classify ISP’s under Title II

The FCC will in fact propose to regulate Internet Service Providers (ISP) as a public utility under the classification of Title II.
by William Neilson JrFebruary 3, 201525

Carriers just torpedoed their strongest argument against net neutrality

AT&T paid the most for a single license by spending $2.8 billion for one license in New York City.
by William Neilson JrJanuary 31, 201518

FCC changes broadband’s definition to 25Mbps or higher

Despite protests from all the major ISPs out there, the Federal Communications Commission has voted in favor of officially changing the definition of “broadband”.
by Andrew GrushJanuary 29, 201522

The banking industry wants to legally robocall cellphones

Consumer advocates have pointed out that banks could easily take advantage of technology that allows them to determine when cellphone numbers have been transferred.
by William Neilson JrJanuary 27, 20153

Even if the FCC goes forward with Title II classification, expect significant delays

Cable and wireless companies have all but guaranteed that they will sue the FCC to stop any Title II classification.
by William Neilson JrJanuary 12, 20154
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