By Mark Abrams PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Now that the FCC is prepared to move ahead with proposed new rules related to speeds on the Internet (see related story), one of the large communication companies with […]
“Reports that we’re gutting the open Internet are incorrect,” said FCC chairman Tom Wheeler to the annual gathering of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association.
The FCC next month will consider a new proposal that opens up an express lane for web companies that pay more.
Chris Stigall spoke with economist and Temple professor Joel Maxcy this morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about Comcast’s attempt to purchase Time Warner Cable.
Congressman Frank LoBiondo wants some answers from the FCC about the recently completed sale of WMGM-TV in Atlantic City.
In a memo from the CEO, Delta notes that “a clear majority” of travelers and company employees polled in a 2012 survey made it clear that voice calls on flights “would detract from – not enhance – their experience.”
The FCC has decided to take a big step toward ending the ban on in-flight cell phone calls.
FCC’s chairman Tom Wheeler says the ban on talking on cell phones is out of date, so at their meeting next month, the commission will discuss allowing air travelers to make phone calls once the plane reaches 10,000 feet.
A traveler in Denver was kicked off a Southwest flight last month when he refused to turn off his cell phone. Is it really illegal to use a cell phone on a flight? The answer is yes.
On Thursday, the United States Supreme Court unanimously tossed fines and sanctions against broadcasters who violated Federal Communications Commission policies on curse words and nudity on TV.
The federal government is forcing Google to cough up $25,000 in fines following an investigation into how it collected piles of personal information, like e-mails, from wireless networks.
The Federal Communications Commission is now considering whether to appeal a federal court ruling yesterday that CBS cannot be fined for Janet Jackson’s notorious “wardrobe malfunction” during the 2004 Super Bowl.
These days, we use our cell phones for all kinds of things, from searching the web to watching movies. Things like texts and emails are common services for typical phone plans. But if you’re traveling, don’t assume they’re part of the package or, as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan found, you may be in for one expensive wake up call.
A Philadelphia City Council member is continuing his effort to reign in what he says are unsightly satellite TV dishes on row home roofs, much to the industry’s chagrin.
With the migration of people from land line phones to cell phones, advertisers have tried to go there too, and in many cases they’re not supposed to.