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FCC says blocking wireless hotspots is illegal

The agency issues official statement that blocking an individual's personal hotspot, as hotels and convention centers have done, is against the law and subject to fines.

By January 28, 2015

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​FCC sides with T-Mobile on data roaming

Federal Communications Commission's decision to clarify what it means by "reasonable" rates for wireless data roaming could result in stronger wireless competition.

By December 19, 2014

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For FCC, a push to tighten Net neutrality rules for wireless

The agency has heard from the public and has seen the new realities of wireless access for consumers. Now it must decide on a course of action.

By September 16, 2014

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FCC chief to wireless industry: I work for the American public

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler tells industry not to expect a free ride on any of the major issues his agency is now considering, including megamergers, Net neutrality, and the upcoming incentive wireless auction.

By September 9, 2014

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Verizon Wireless CEO fires back at FCC over throttling brouhaha

Daniel Mead says he was blindsided by the FCC's letter last week that berated the company over its network management policy. He defends the policy while making the case for continued lax regulations.

By August 4, 2014

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Sprint backs FCC on reclassifying broadband as utility

In a surprise move, Sprint counters its industry brethren by saying the FCC's plan won't prevent it from further investing in its broadband network.

By January 16, 2015

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Net Fix: FCC chief on solving the Open Internet puzzle (Q&A)

With a vote looming on new rules for Internet access, Tom Wheeler talks candidly with CNET News in an exclusive interview about legal challenges, President Obama's role and being the butt of late-night TV jokes.

By January 14, 2015

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Mark your calendars: FCC to hold Net neutrality vote on Feb. 26

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announces the date to a CES crowd, indicating that the proposal on the table will include reclassifying broadband as a utility.

By January 7, 2015

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Why is the FCC considering a new system for phone number portability? No good reason

Commentary: After years of delay, the FCC seems poised to switch vendors for the local telephone number portability database. That could be a big mistake.

By January 5, 2015

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'Data stash'? Why T-Mobile doesn't just call it rollover data

AT&T actually owns the use of the term "rollover" from its days when it rolled over minutes as Cingular Wireless.

By December 16, 2014