FCC filing by Google unveils images of new Glass version

Tech biggie Google’s recent filing with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has unveiled the images of the company’s next-generation version of its Glass headgear. The new version of the device is the ‘Google Glass Enterprise Edition.’

The images of the new Glass have surfaced... read more

Hurry Up! Verizon and Sprint customers have week’s time to claim ‘cramming’ refunds

Just a week is left for Verizon and Sprint customers to claim a refund for unauthorized charges in their mobile bills. In May, both the companies have entered into ‘cramming’ settlement with the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) worth $158 million.

Current and former subscribers who... read more

FCC imposes $750,000 fine on Smart City for blocking personal Wi-Fi connections

The US Federal Communications has said that it has imposed a fine of $750,000 on tech services firm Smart City Holdings LLC, which has an office in Lake Buena Vista. The company has been fined by the FCC for blocking personal Wi-Fi connections at convention centers across the US.

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FCC gives iRobot the permission to produce robotic lawn mower

Last week, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted Bedford, Massachusetts-based robotic company iRobot Corp. the permission to manufacture a robotic lawn mower. Previously, iRobot has produced a robotic vacuum cleaner called Roomba.

The FCC documents have revealed that the... read more

FCC will not impose new restrictions on big wireless carriers in 2016 auction

On Thursday, the officials at the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to reject a petition from T-Mobile and other smaller carriers seeking more federal protections in the 2016 radio-wave auction.

Via the petition, T-Mobile and its allies had requested the FCC to increase the... read more

FCC Empowers Telephone Companies to Curb Robocall Menace

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday came to the rescue of the disgruntled consumers who can now promptly request the blocking of the undesired robocalls and automated text messages.

FCC announced in a statement,” As part of this package, the Commission has made clear... read more

AT&T hits back, Challenges the $100 Million FCC Fine claiming Compliance with Open Internet Order

AT&T dismisses accusations of misleading customers over its unlimited data plans and thus intends to ‘vigorously dispute’ the $100 million proposed fine by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which has charged AT&T with flouting the Open Internet Order of 2010.

AT&T has... read more

US federal appeals court rejects request for suspension of Net Neutrality rules

In a noteworthy Thursday ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has turned down the telecom industry's request for the partial suspension of the implementation of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)'s new Net Neutrality rules till the time the rules are... read more

FCC Announces Timeout on Comcast-Time Warner Cable and AT&T-DirecTV mega-mergers

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said that it will take some time before it announces a decision about the proposed merger Comcast and Time Warner Cable (TWC) and AT&T's acquiring DirecTV.

The agency said that it would announce the results of its three-month long review... read more

Washington Post opposes Tom Wheeler’s Net Neutrality proposal

With the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler having recently proposed the reclassification of broadband under so-called Title II legislation, the proposal – to be voted later this month - is being widely opposed.

In a formal opposition of Wheeler’s proposal,... read more

Tom Wheeler proposes regulating Internet access as a public utility

US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler has proposed that Internet access should be regulated by the government like a public utility; similar to the regulation of phone service and other public utilities. The proposal will be voted by the Congress at an open meeting... read more

FCC’s spectrum-incentive auction deferred until 2016

Announcing the postponement of the spectrum-incentive auction yet again, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said in a last-week statement that the auction will now be held in early 2016, instead of mid-2015.

The auction - of 600 MHz spectrum licenses returned by broadcasters for... read more


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