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.
The FCC stepped in to lend a helping hand after Sprint issued a complaint to the federal agency, saying someone was interfering with its network in New York City. After looking into the matter, Jian Chang finds himself between a rock and a…
FCC listings published in recent days suggest Apple could be about to launch a refreshed Magic Mouse and wireless keyboard. The updated devices look set to include non-removable batteries and support Bluetooth LE 4.2.
AT&T says that it shouldn't have to pay the FCC's fine for throttling unlimited customers. It argues the commission lacks the authority to impose it, and that the record-breaking fine is arbitrary and capricious.