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FCC proposal removes hurdle for online TV providers

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler believes online video services should have the same access to content as cable companies, and he has proposed tweaking regulation to ensure that happens.

By December 19, 2014

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​FCC sides with T-Mobile on data roaming

Federal Communications Commission's decision to clarify what it means by "reasonable" rates for wireless data roaming could result in stronger wireless competition.

By December 19, 2014

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FCC chairman on schools: Basic connectivity is now inadequate

Chairman Tom Wheeler makes his case for higher-speed Internet access in schools, proposing a plan to increase the monthly fee in phone bills by 16 cents to cover new investment.

By November 17, 2014

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FCC aims for major Internet investment in schools, libraries -- report

The agency is expected to announce on Monday a plan to boost spending on broadband funding for schools and libraries by 62 percent.

By November 17, 2014

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FCC seeks more info on AT&T's plan to 'pause' fiber rollout

The plan was aired in response to President Obama's request to the Federal Communications Commission for tougher broadband regulations. Now the FCC wants details.

By November 14, 2014

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FCC chair said to balk at Obama's Net neutrality plan

Tom Wheeler tells Internet executives he is considering an approach that includes some of Obama's proposals as well as addressing ISPs' concerns, the Washington Post reports.

By November 11, 2014

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FCC may delay release of Net neutrality rules until 2015

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, who had promised to deliver proposed new rules for managing Internet traffic, may be finding the task more complicated than anticipated, The Wall Street Journal reports.

By November 8, 2014

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FCC mulls regulating Internet video like cable, satellite TV

Proposed rule change would guarantee that so-called "over-the-top" Net services have access to the same sort of premium programming the other systems enjoy.

By October 28, 2014

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FCC: Marriott blocked guests' personal Wi-Fi, charged for Net access

Federal Communications Commission fines Marriott $600,000 after deciding it illegally interfered with conventiongoers' hot spots in Nashville. Marriott says it did nothing wrong.

By October 4, 2014

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For FCC, a push to tighten Net neutrality rules for wireless

The agency has heard from the public and has seen the new realities of wireless access for consumers. Now it must decide on a course of action.

By September 16, 2014