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in-flight broadband

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New House bill seeks to ban in-flight cell phone calls

Chairman of the House transportation committee says airplanes are noisy enough without people talking away the flight on their phones.

By December 9, 2013

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FCC proposes freeing up more spectrum for in-flight Wi-Fi

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.

By May 9, 2013

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FCC adopts new licensing rules for in-flight Internet service

The new rules are designed to speed deployment of Internet services on aircraft.

By December 28, 2012

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JetBlue to launch fast free in-flight Wi-Fi in 2013

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.

By September 17, 2012

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T-Mobile releases Personal CellSpot to erase dead spots

The carrier launches a new tool aimed at enabling Wi-Fi calling in places where network coverage is spotty.

By September 17, 2014

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Tesco off its trolley with rumoured Galaxy S5 rival in CNET UK Podcast 388

Could the Tesco Hudl phone win a trolley dash against the Samsung Galaxy S5? And would you bundle all your bills with Virgin Media?

By May 8, 2014

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Calm down: FCC's position on Net neutrality hasn't changed

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.

By April 24, 2014

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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 November 21, 2013

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Acting FCC Chairwoman: We're still focused on spectrum

Mignon Clyburn, who recently took over as interim chairwoman, said leadership transition will not slow down agency's efforts.

By May 21, 2013

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Exede: The satellite broadband service you've been waiting for?

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?

By January 19, 2012