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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


How to remove importance flags from Gmail

If you are tired of ignoring those orange flags in your Gmail inbox, you can remove them by going into settings.

By Dec. 14, 2011