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Mystery Powerbeats headphones score FCC approval

The Federal Communications Commission signed off on Apple’s next pair of headphones Thursday, without revealing many details. Still, the government agency indicated these will be part of the

FCC begins collecting data to help carriers replace Huawei and ZTE hardware

In late 2019, the FCC officially banned companies receiving Universal Service Fund subsidies to use that money to buy equipment from companies deemed a "national security threat." In other words,
Apple's Rumored Powerbeats4 Receive FCC Approval

Apple's Rumored Powerbeats4 Receive FCC Approval

Apple today received FCC approval for a pair of wireless earphones with model number A2015, described as "Power Beats Wireless" in the regulatory documents. These are likely the rumored "Powerbeats4"

Clarence Thomas laments ruling that let FCC kill net neutrality

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas doesn't have many fans among open internet advocates. His decision in the 2005 Brand X broadband case let the FCC classify internet service any way it liked as
FCC Received More Than 1,300 Complaints About Shakira and Jennifer Lopez's Super Bowl Halftime Show

FCC Received More Than 1,300 Complaints About Shakira and Jennifer Lopez's Super Bowl Halftime Show

Viewers from every state except Vermont submitted complaints to the FCC.
Clarence Thomas regrets ruling that Ajit Pai used to kill net neutrality

Clarence Thomas regrets ruling that Ajit Pai used to kill net neutrality

Thomas says he was wrong in Brand X case that helped FCC deregulate broadband.
White House: Net Neutrality Repeal Raises Annual Incomes by $50 Billion

White House: Net Neutrality Repeal Raises Annual Incomes by $50 Billion

A White House Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) report released this week found that the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) repeal of the agency's 2015 net neutrality regulation raised annual
Here's Another Chance to Weigh In on the FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal

Here's Another Chance to Weigh In on the FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal

An appeals court ordered the FCC to seek comments on whether its new regime hurts public safety or low-income consumers.
Trump report bizarrely claims net neutrality repeal raised incomes $50B a year
White House Report Is 'Pure Propaganda' for AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast

White House Report Is 'Pure Propaganda' for AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast

Experts tell Motherboard that no, rubber stamping the whims of AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast did not result in untold riches for American consumers.

The Internet Is a Right, Not a Luxury: 30% of Americans Still Don’t Have It

Ex-FCC senior staffer Gigi Sohn thinks broadband connection is a right, not a privilege. But that doesn’t mean she’s on board with all technological advancements.

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel: Restore Net Neutrality and Expand Internet to All

Jessica Rosenworcel, one of the five FCC commissioners, is fighting for the restoration of net neutrality and the expansion of broadband access for all those who want it.

FCC forced to ask for public feedback on net neutrality repeal

Earlier this week, the FCC successfully defeated Mozilla's attempt to undo the commission's repeal of net neutrality. But, while siding with the body, judges have asked the FCC to determine if
The Broadband Industry Is Suing Maine Over a Web Privacy Law

The Broadband Industry Is Suing Maine Over a Web Privacy Law

Groups claim the state law, scheduled to take effect in July, violates First Amendment protections and the Supremacy Clause of the constitution.
T-Mobile claims it didn’t lie about 4G coverage, says FCC measured wrong

T-Mobile claims it didn’t lie about 4G coverage, says FCC measured wrong

Disputed speed tests found that T-Mobile exaggerated coverage in FCC filings.

How Congress Will Slow Down Rural America’s 5G Progress

America has fallen behind when it comes to internet speed—but the FCC has a plan, assuming Congress doesn't get in the way.
Many Americans Can't Afford Broadband, But the FCC Doesn't Care

Many Americans Can't Afford Broadband, But the FCC Doesn't Care

The government routinely claims that people who lack broadband simply don’t want it. More often, limited competition and monopoly domination means they simply can’t afford it.
Reports: Judge to Rule in Favor of Dreaded T-Mobile and Sprint Merger

Reports: Judge to Rule in Favor of Dreaded T-Mobile and Sprint Merger

U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero is set to allow the $26.5 billion T-Mobile and Sprint merger to go forward, clearing the path to merge the nation’s third and fourth-largest wireless carriers into a
Trump pledged to close the digital divide. How will he do it?

Trump pledged to close the digital divide. How will he do it?

The goal of bridging the gap is shared across the aisle. The post Trump pledged to close the digital divide. How will he do it? appeared first on The Daily Dot.

Apple to Install New GPS Testing Setup at Apple Park, Requests Permission from FCC

Apple has requested FCC for a license to install a GPS testing center at Apple Park. The company has made its case with an application to the Federal Communications Commission.