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White House says it won't direct FCC to reclassify broadband

Obama administration says it supports a free and open Internet but doesn't have the authority to tell the FCC what to do.

By Feb. 18, 2014

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FAQ: The FCC's plan to reclassify broadband

This FAQ helps decipher what the FCC's latest move to reassert its legal authority really means.

By May. 6, 2010

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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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FCC to lay out new 'Net Neutrality' rules Thursday, says report

A new proposal from the commission could allow companies to pay Internet service providers for faster access to consumers, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By Apr. 23, 2014

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Amid political pressure, FCC to propose Net neutrality fix

The FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he has a plan to re-instate the agency's Open Internet rules, which the public will hear about in more detail in the "coming days."

By Feb. 11, 2014

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Worried about Net neutrality? Maybe it's the FCC that should really concern you

A court decision to throw out the FCC's Open Internet rules actually made the agency stronger than ever. CNET's Maggie Reardon explains why you should be concerned.

By Jan. 23, 2014

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Appeals court strikes down FCC's Net neutrality rules

Broadband providers aren't "common carriers," court says, and that makes all the difference in a decision certain to shake up the fixed broadband and wireless industries.

By Jan. 14, 2014

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FCC takes first step toward allocating more Wi-Fi spectrum

The commission opens a rule-making process to allocate additional high-frequency spectrum for unlicensed use, paving the way for faster Wi-Fi and less congested hot spots.

By Feb. 20, 2013

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FCC to free up additional Wi-Fi spectrum to boost speeds

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said Wednesday at CES that the agency plans to free up 195MHz of 5GHz wireless spectrum to improve the capacity and speed of unlicensed Wi-Fi by 35 percent.

By Jan. 9, 2013

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Study says we don't use smart phones much for calling

We browse the Internet and use social media features on our phones far more than we call people, according to a study.

By Jul. 1, 2012