Category: fcc

FCC vote could force low-income households offline

FCC vote could force low-income households offline
Bootstrapping yourself out of poverty via the internet is about to get a lot harder in the US. The FCC,
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FCC paves way for 4K over-the-air TV broadcasting

FCC paves way for 4K over-the-air TV broadcasting
4K films and TV shows have been relegated to streaming services and on-demand media, but the FCC just paved the
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FCC adopts new rules aimed at stopping robocalls

FCC adopts new rules aimed at stopping robocalls
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a new set of rules today aimed at shutting down irritating robocalls. The commission
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The FCC is helping cable companies evade consumer protection rules

The FCC is helping cable companies evade consumer protection rules
VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol): is it an information service or a telecommunications service? This is the question that sits
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FCC: Local TV and radio stations don’t need local studios

FCC: Local TV and radio stations don't need local studios
The FCC is scrapping the decades-old rule requiring local TV and radio stations to maintain a studio in or near
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AT&T is making an Android-powered DirecTV streaming hub

AT&T is making an Android-powered DirecTV streaming hub
AT&T might not rely solely on other companies' devices to pipe DirecTV Now and other forms of internet-only video into
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Project Loon cleared to help restore wireless in Puerto Rico

Project Loon cleared to help restore wireless in Puerto Rico
Project Loon -- the balloon delivered internet project that started life as part of Google and now calls Alphabet's X
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FCC creates hurricane task force to aid recovery in Puerto Rico

FCC creates hurricane task force to aid recovery in Puerto Rico
Days after the agency pledged $77 million to fix communications on Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, newly-reconfirmed FCC Chair
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