Delta CEO Issues Company-Wide Memo Banning in-flight Calls

Have you ever had the misfortune of sitting in the vicinity of an incorrigible cellphone user, unable to escape the sound his or her incessant chatter? Well, if you fly Delta Airplane, you’ll never have to experience that kind of annoyance on an airplane.

Archos Arnova 97 G4 tablet offers 9.7-inches of budget Android goodness

In the crowded world of Android tablets, Archos is probably one of the better-known brand names.

T-Mobile gets go-ahead for MetroPCS takeover

T-Mobile has been given federal permission for its acquisition of MetroPCS, with approval from both the Department of justice and the Federal Communications Commission.

White House pledges to eliminate cellphone unlocking ban

The White House has bowed to public opinion, and said that it too believes cellphone unlocking should be legal.

FCC to look at overturning unlocking ban

The Federal Communications Commission has let it be known that it plans to investigate the recent ban on cellphone unlocking.

FCC moves to cut Wifi congestion

The Federal Communications Commission is proposing to boost the amount of available Wifi spectrum by more than a third, in an attempt to cut congestion and increase speeds.

FCC defends Lifeline phone subsidy program

The Federal Communications Commission is defending its efforts to tighten up the rules for its Lifeline program, which subsidizes cellphones for people on low incomes.

Google Glass to include bone conduction sound technology

More details are emerging of Google Glass, the company's augmented reality display technology, which now looks set to include a bone-conduction speaker.

FCC calls for gigabit broadband in every US state

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is calling for all 50 states to create at least one 'gigabit community' by 2015.

FCC slams Verizon over loss of 911 during storm

The FCC is attempting to strengthen the reliability and resiliency of the US' 911 networks, after concluding that Verizon was responsible for the service outages last summer triggered by a major storm.

FCC approves Dish's wireless plans

The Federal Communications Commission has given Dish Networks the nod to switch spectrum currently used for satellite communications over to wireless use.

FAA urged to allow portable devices during takeoff

Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski is urging the aviation industry to get a move on and start allowing mobile devices to be used during takeoff and landing.

Verizon ordered to comply with FCC data roaming rules

A federal appeals court has rejected Verizon's attempt to avoid complying with FCC rules on data roaming.

Is enigmatic Qube the Nexus Q rebooted?

An enigmatic device dubbed "Qube with Google TV Dongle" was recently spotted making its merry way through the FCC's approval process.

Google and Dish said to be planning wireless network

Google's ambitions are pretty broad - and it may be about to move into a whole new area. According to the Wall Street Journal, it's in discussions with satellite TV company Dish about launching its own wireless service.

AT&T caves in over FaceTime access

Following pressure from consumer groups, AT&T has made an abrupt about-face and opened up FaceTime video calling to Apple users on any tiered data plan.

AT&T ordered to refund 'grandfathered' customers

AT&T has agreed to hand back $700,000 to customers who were switched to the company's monthly wireless data plans despite promises that they could remain on their existing pay-as-you-go data plans.

Phone outages to continue, warns FCC

The FCC has warned that as many as 25 percent of cellphone towers in 10 states have been knocked out of service by Hurricane Sandy, along with a quarter of cable services.

AT&T slammed over FaceTime block

Three consumer groups have warned AT&T that they will make a formal complaint to the FCC over the company's plans to block Apple's FaceTime.

FCC to test carriers' mobile broadband performance

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says it plans to start evaluating mobile broadband speeds in order to let customers know whether they're getting value for money.