The FCC is expected to propose rules that would let customers ditch their pay-TV provider's cable box in favor of competitors' hardware. It faces stiff opposition from industry players and members of Congress.
If you've complained about your Internet (or lack thereof) in the United States this past year, you're not alone -- the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) agrees with you, and just failed the country on its annual deployment test.
The FCC sent letters to T-Mobile, AT&T, and Comcast, asking the companies to provide specific details about their respective data-free streaming services. The agency requested that the companies respond by no later than January 15…
T-Mobile's latest Un-Carrier service, Binge On, does not appear to violate the Net neutrality rules imposed by the Federal Communications Commission. The Chairman of the Commission, Tom Wheeler, said Binge On is both pro-competitive and…
The FCC is taking "further steps to rein in the excessive rates and egregious fees on phone calls paid by some of society’s most vulnerable: people trying to stay in touch with loved ones serving time in jail or prison."
The FCC announced it is releasing "robocall and telemarketing consumer complaint data weekly to help developers build and improve “do-not-disturb” technologies that allow consumers to block or filter unwanted calls and texts."
After saying it will adhere to net neutrality policies by removing throttling for its unlimited data customers, Sprint changed its mind and will throttle them if they hit 23GB of data usage during a billing cycle.
The FCC is on a crusade against carriers who did not act accordingly during 911 outages, and Sprint is the latest victim of the agency's wrath as it was hit with a $1.2 million fine for mishandling a 911 outage in 2014.