Chairman of the House transportation committee says airplanes are noisy enough without people talking away the flight on their phones.
The FCC unanimously votes to take comments on a proposal that would auction off 500MHz worth of wireless spectrum for in-flight Wi-Fi, greatly adding to capacity and speed of the service.
The new rules are designed to speed deployment of Internet services on aircraft.
The airline carrier thinks offering fast Wi-Fi is a game changer for customers, so it's about to begin offering the speedy ViaSat service that will be free for an initial trial period.
The carrier launches a new tool aimed at enabling Wi-Fi calling in places where network coverage is spotty.
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There's been a lot of confusion about what the FCC is or is not proposing for its rewrite of its Open Internet rules. CNET's Marguerite Reardon breaks it down.
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.
Mignon Clyburn, who recently took over as interim chairwoman, said leadership transition will not slow down agency's efforts.
ViaSat has launched Exede, its new high-speed satellite Internet service, offering what it describes as a "feels-like-fiber" experience. Is it a game changer for rural America and Wi-Fi service on airlines?