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FCC passes measure that gives carriers complete control to block texts they don't like

FCC PASSES MEASURE THAT GIVES CARRIERS COMPLETE CONTROL TO BLOCK TEXTS THEY DON'T LIKE

The FCC today voted 3-1 along party lines to classify text messaging as an information service. This gives wireless carriers the ability...

FCC says one or more major U.S. carriers submitted fake coverage maps to sway Mobility Fund

FCC SAYS ONE OR MORE MAJOR U.S. CARRIERS SUBMITTED FAKE COVERAGE MAPS TO SWAY MOBILITY FUND

The FCC announced today that one or more major U.S. carriers submitted incorrect coverage maps, violating mapping rules pertaining...

 
 
 
Microsoft increases rural broadband commitment, pledges to reach 3 million people by 2022

MICROSOFT INCREASES RURAL BROADBAND COMMITMENT, PLEDGES TO REACH 3 MILLION PEOPLE BY 2022

When Microsoft launched its Airband initiative last year, it initially expected to deliver broadband to 2 million people in rural areas...

Moto G7 Play pops up at the FCC with notch design, dramatically smaller battery

MOTO G7 PLAY POPS UP AT THE FCC WITH NOTCH DESIGN, DRAMATICALLY SMALLER BATTERY

FCC After Nokia, there's not a lot of companies to choose from in the low- to mid-range smartphone category. Lenovo's Motorola division...

 
 
 
Huawei P Smart (2019) stops by the FCC: 3,320mAh battery, 32GB or 64GB of storage

HUAWEI P SMART (2019) STOPS BY THE FCC: 3,320MAH BATTERY, 32GB OR 64GB OF STORAGE

Huawei has applied for FCC certification for the P Smart (2019) and the papers reveal some of the smartphone's specs. The most important...

FCC approval of Europe's Galileo satellite signals may give your phone's GPS a boost

FCC APPROVAL OF EUROPE'S GALILEO SATELLITE SIGNALS MAY GIVE YOUR PHONE'S GPS A BOOST

The FCC's space-focused meeting today had actions taken on SpaceX satellites and orbital debris reduction, but the decision most likely...

 
 
 
FCC approves SpaceX's plan to launch more than 7,000 internet-beaming satellites

FCC APPROVES SPACEX'S PLAN TO LAUNCH MORE THAN 7,000 INTERNET-BEAMING SATELLITES

The Federal Communications Commission has approved SpaceX's request to launch a constellation of 7,518 satellites into orbit , a major...

Moto G7 with Snapdragon 660 and 4/64GB memory on board passes FCC

MOTO G7 WITH SNAPDRAGON 660 AND 4/64GB MEMORY ON BOARD PASSES FCC

That's not the first time we see the Moto G7 at FCC, but it's a more complete listing now. And it appears that this time around, the...

 
 
 
T-Mobile Mini set-top box appears at FCC ahead of TV service launch

T-MOBILE MINI SET-TOP BOX APPEARS AT FCC AHEAD OF TV SERVICE LAUNCH

T-Mobile is working on a TV service that it plans to launch before the end of the year, at least based on comments it made back in...

The FCC is demanding companies take action to stop nuisance 'robocalls'

THE FCC IS DEMANDING COMPANIES TAKE ACTION TO STOP NUISANCE 'ROBOCALLS'

The US Federal Communications Commission vowed to take action if US telephone providers fail to curb the amount of "robocalls" next...

 
 
 
FCC will ‘take action' in 2019 if carriers aren't doing enough to fight robocalls

FCC WILL ‘TAKE ACTION' IN 2019 IF CARRIERS AREN'T DOING ENOUGH TO FIGHT ROBOCALLS

Ajit Pai and the FCC's commissioners are growing as incensed and fed up with robocalls as the rest of us. Today, Pai sent a letter...

California strikes deal with FCC to delay state net neutrality law

CALIFORNIA STRIKES DEAL WITH FCC TO DELAY STATE NET NEUTRALITY LAW

California has agreed to delay the enforcement of its “ gold standard ” net neutrality bill, according to a statement from the law's...

 
 
 
FCC Chief Calls For Investigation Of Florida Cellphone Service Outages

FCC CHIEF CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION OF FLORIDA CELLPHONE SERVICE OUTAGES

One cellphone company says it already had begun crediting customers for the lack of service due to outages in Florida counties hit...

FCC Chairman calls out carriers for Hurricane Michael response, Verizon says it'll give credits for service

FCC CHAIRMAN CALLS OUT CARRIERS FOR HURRICANE MICHAEL RESPONSE, VERIZON SAYS IT'LL GIVE CREDITS FOR SERVICE

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today issued a statement slamming the U.S. carriers for their Hurricane Michael recovery efforts. “Even though...

 
 
 
After backlash, Verizon giving 3 months free service to Florida counties hit hardest by Hurricane Michael

AFTER BACKLASH, VERIZON GIVING 3 MONTHS FREE SERVICE TO FLORIDA COUNTIES HIT HARDEST BY HURRICANE MICHAEL

Since the landfall of Hurricane Michael last week, Verizon has been under scrutiny for its seemingly poor efforts to restore service...

T-Mobile and Sprint meet with the FCC to show it how much good will come from their merger

T-MOBILE AND SPRINT MEET WITH THE FCC TO SHOW IT HOW MUCH GOOD WILL COME FROM THEIR MERGER

The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint is a big deal for US consumers. The question is, will the new T-Mobile-Sprint alliance...

 
 
 
Essential's Audio Adapter Stops By The FCC

ESSENTIAL'S AUDIO ADAPTER STOPS BY THE FCC

The problem with smartphones these days is that many are starting to ditch the headphone jack. We imagine that in the next few years...

New Google Home Hub smart display could arrive as early as October 22nd

NEW GOOGLE HOME HUB SMART DISPLAY COULD ARRIVE AS EARLY AS OCTOBER 22ND

Last month, newly filed FCC documents suggested that Google may release an “Interactive Video Streaming Device” called the Home Hub....

 
 
 
Nokia 7.1 Plus moves another step closer to a global release with FCC certification

NOKIA 7.1 PLUS MOVES ANOTHER STEP CLOSER TO A GLOBAL RELEASE WITH FCC CERTIFICATION

Whether you think HMD Global should take a high-end gamble or not, it appears a nostalgia-evoking Nokia 9 PureView is in the works....

Nokia 7.1 Plus Hits The FCC, Dual SIM Model Confirmed

NOKIA 7.1 PLUS HITS THE FCC, DUAL SIM MODEL CONFIRMED

The Nokia 7.1 Plus, an upcoming smartphone offering of HMD Global, recently passed the certification process of the Federal Communications...