If AT&T deal fails, T-Mobile has no plan B

As the US Department of Justice prepares to sue to block AT&T's takeover of T-Mobile, the question now becomes "what if the deal fails?"

AT&T will hire 5000 if T-Mobile deal gets approved

If the AT&T/T-Mobile deal goes through, it could actually mean huge job creation, something that's not very typical for a corporate merger like this.

FCC pushes for 911 texting

In the future, reaching out for emergency help will be as easy as sending a text message.

Broadband providers delivering advertised speeds, says FCC

The Federal Communications Commission has released a report saying that most US broadband providers are delivering speeds close to what they promise.

Americans turn away from landlines

A quarter of all Americans no longer have a landline, according to the latest figures from the Federal Communications Commission.

U.S. Supreme Court to rule on indecency broadcasts

Oh, hell yeah! Today is a great day for the holy trinity of comedy: Howard Stern, Lenny Bruce and George Carlin.

FCC moves to stamp out mystery bills

Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski has announced plans to crack down on the practice known as cramming - the sudden appearance of mystery fees on phone bills.

Official tests show LightSquared network interferes with GPS

Government tests have shown that LightSquared's proposed mobile broadband network does indeed disrupt GPS devices in the area.

FCC complaint filed over Verizon's tethering plan

Campaign group Free Press has filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) claiming that Verizon is violating the rules governing its LTE license.

AT&T faces uphill battle in T-Mobile acquisition case

In March, AT&T announced plans to purchase T-Mobile and almost immediately ran into problems from the FCC due to potential antitrust matters.

Obama to send Americans text messages under new PLAN alert system

The Obama admin is rolling out a text message alert system to warn of impending danger like terrorist attacks or severe weather advisories.

FCC readies cellphone emergency alert system

The FCC says it's ready to launch a new mobile telephone disaster alert system by the end of this year - but only in Washington and New York.

White House threatens to veto Republican challenge to network neutrality

The FCC has won the latest round in its battle to introduce new net neutrality laws, but now faces a challenge from House Republicans.

Sprint, state of NY worried about AT&T T-Mobile merger

Rival mobile carrier as well as the state of New York have added to the list of entities that aren't too happy.

FCC takes stand on T-Mobile, AT&T merger

The regulatory committee that needs to approve the merger between T-Mobile and AT&T may give the companies a hard time, due to potential antitrust concerns.

Analysis: AT&T corporate personhood Supreme Court loss is a good thing

On Tuesday The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against AT&T’s claim that personal privacy rights prevent the federal government from disclosing records that might reveal corporate wrongdoing to the public.

Republican Speaker trashes FCC in anti-Net Neutrality tirade

Republican House Speaker John A. Boehner recently trashed the FCC in a virulent anti-Net Neutrality tirade before an audience of evangelical Christian media leaders.

Opinion: Will impending battle over Net Neutrality benefit us?

It appears likely that the Republican controlled House and the Democrat controlled Senate will battle over the Federal Communications Commission’s Net Neutrality order. It sounds entertaining, but we shouldn’t expect that it will benefit us.

GOP votes to block Net Neutrality

The GOP-controlled House voted Thursday evening to prevent the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from implementing its controversial Net Neutrality order. The votes were cast in the form of an approved amendment to a wider spending bill that bars the use of any funds by the FCC to implement Neutrality regulations.

GOP wants to bury Net Neutrality

Republicans stepped up their assault against the FCC's controversial Net Neutrality order during a raucous House hearing on Wednesday. To be sure, Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), went so far as to accuse the FCC of "selectively applying  [Net Neutrality] rules to broadband providers [and] shielding" specific Web companies.