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FCC to rewrite Net neutrality rules

The FCC's chairman says the agency won't challenge a federal appeals court decision to throw out its Open Internet rules and will instead take another crack at writing new regulations.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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NAB president to FCC: Stop favoring broadband

President and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters Gordon Smith takes the FCC to task for its policies he said favor broadband over the broadcast industry. And he called on the Commission to come up with a National Broadcast Plan.

By Apr. 7, 2014

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FCC chairman offers plan to save broadcasters

Tom Wheeler says he has a plan to make sure TV broadcasters survive and flourish in the new broadband future. But broadcasters are skeptical about its implementation.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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FCC frees up 100MHz of spectrum for Wi-Fi

The FCC voted to free up an additional 100MHz of wireless spectrum for unlicensed use in a move that will help alleviate congestion on Wi-Fi networks and pave the way for faster-speed service.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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FCC delays broadcast spectrum auction until 2015

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency only has one chance to get this auction right, and so he has decided to postpone it.

By Dec. 6, 2013

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Why the FCC needs to get with the times, finally

commentary The FCC, with a new chairman and a full complement of commissioners now on board, needs to act with dispatch to adapt its regulations to the new marketplace realities of the digital age.

By Nov. 3, 2013

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FCC considers lifting cell phone ban on planes

The U.S. agency that regulates the nation's communications networks said it will seek public comment on a proposal that will allow people to make phone calls and use mobile data in-flight.

By Nov. 21, 2013

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Sprint chairman, CEO will reportedly meet with FCC

Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son and CEO Dan Hesse will likely continue their attempts to sell regulators on a deal with T-Mobile.

By Feb. 3, 2014

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FCC OKs Verizon buyout of Vodafone's company stake

In the third largest corporate acquisition in history, Verizon will purchase Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless for $130 billion and achieve 100 percent ownership of the network.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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FCC plans for smartphones to share military wireless frequency

The government agency looks to open up the airwaves by allowing for civilians to hop on spectrum currently reserved for the Defense Department.

By Mar. 24, 2014