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FCC plans for smartphones to share military wireless frequency

The government agency looks to open up the airwaves by allowing for civilians to hop on spectrum currently reserved for the Defense Department.

By March 24, 2014

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AT&T wins FCC approval of $1.2B deal for Leap Wireless

Deal for prepaid wireless provider includes pledges of spectrum divestiture and feature phone trade-in programs for certain customers.

By March 13, 2014

Review

Beats Powerbeats2 Wireless

While it's a bit overpriced, the Beats Powerbeats 2 Wireless is among the best wireless sports earphones.

June 24, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 24, 2014
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Magellan Echo

Costing $149.99, the Echo GPS watch can chat with iPhones to keep an eye on your exercise.

February 23, 2014

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FCC, wireless carriers reach cell phone unlocking deal

The ban on unlocking mobile phones is lifted as regulators and carriers finally work out the details of the new policy.

By December 12, 2013

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Samsung Wireless Mobile Media Streaming Device

The Samsung Wireless is the best mobile device for media streaming and data backup, but only Android users need apply.

June 4, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating June 4, 2014

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FCC approves rules for spectrum auction

The new rules for the complicated, but important auction set for late next year are a work of compromise that didn't fully satisfy big or small wireless carriers.

By May 15, 2014

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Broadband CEOs to FCC: We're not a utility

The major U.S. providers say reclassifying broadband as a utility would cost billions and result in slow speeds and fewer choices for consumers.

By May 13, 2014

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FCC to promote competition with rules for upcoming spectrum auction

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says that new rules he is proposing for the upcoming TV broadcast spectrum auction will set aside a sliver of licenses for smaller wireless operators in an effort to promote competition.

By April 25, 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