Posts Tagged ‘Fcc’

 

AP source: Obama picks Wheeler to head FCC

WASHINGTON A White House official says President Barack Obama plans to name a former cable and wireless industry lobbyist to head the Federal Communications Commission.

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AP source: Obama to nominate former telecom industry lobbyist Tom Wheeler to head FCC

WASHINGTON - A White House official says President Barack Obama plans to name a former cable and wireless industry lobbyist to head the Federal Communications Commission.

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White House thinks illegal? cell phone unlocking is just as stupid as you do

In a win for "common sense," the White House today said that it believes unlocking off-contract cell phones and tablets should be perfectly legal, and has urged Congress and the FCC to fix the problem.

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Hipster Fashion for Google Glass, No Mouse for Chrome OS Laptop

In today's mobile news roundup: Google enlists Warby Parker for Google Glass frame design; Google to launch touchscreen Chrome OS laptop; Yota Devices taps MegaFon in dual-screen smartphone debut; IBM launched a new mobile solutions platform; the FCC adopts new Continue reading

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Bits & Bytes: Super Wi-Fi may go public if FCC gets its way

Wi-Fi has been around for years, but the concept still seems a little like magic - instant connections with high-speed Internet data transmitted over the air.

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FCC proposes public WiFi networks

WASHINGTON - The federal government wants to create super WiFi networks across the nation, so powerful and broad in reach that consumers could use them to make calls or surf the Internet without paying a cellphone bill every month.

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Tech, telecom giants take sides as FCC proposes large public WiFi networks

The federal government wants to create super WiFi networks across the nation, so powerful and broad in reach that consumers could use them to make calls or surf the Internet without paying a cellphone bill every month. Read full article >>

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FCC moves to streamline wireless buildout

The Federal Communications Commission announced plans Friday to help streamline wireless broadband buildout in the U.S., including clarification of a provision requiring local review of modifications to cell towers.

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FCC moves to streamline wireless buildout

The Federal Communications Commission announced plans Friday to help streamline wireless broadband buildout in the U.S., including clarification of a provision requiring local review of modifications to cell towers.

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FCC proposes spectrum sharing, as mobile carriers give wary eye

Mobile industry will have to share 3.5 GHz band, will setup "small cell" sites.

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