GOP targets FCC in Net Neutrality fracas

A number of prominent Republicans have harshly criticized the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for passing a Net Neutrality order without first conducting an objective market-based analysis.

Analysis: Two of Five FCC Commissioners don’t think the FCC can regulate Internet

There is a new development in the war to save the Internet. As expected the two Republicans among the five commissioners on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said that they don’t think that the FCC can regulate the Internet.

'Too early' to sue over net neutrality, FCC claims

The Federal Communications Commission has asked the Court of Appeals to throw out lawsuits brought by Verizon and MetroPCS.

Verizon launches legal challenge to net neutrality rules

Verizon's kicked off a legal attempt to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's recently-adopted rules on net neutrality.

Republicans vow to oppose net neutrality

House Republicans are planning to hold "multiple hearings" in an effort to roll back a series of controversial Internet regulations recently approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

FCC in disturbing push to regulate the news

The concept of the news or press has expanded to include all forms of media - print and digital. However, the one common denominator shared by news media is that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seems to think all should meet a prospective set of federal criteria.

FCC to vote on net neutrality this month

The Federal Communications Commission will today announce a proposal to introduce rules by the end of the year that would guarantee net neutrality, barring service providers from offering higher speed connections to some customers.

Emergency? Quick - Text 911!

That's the kind of exclamation you may start hearing in the future, as the Federal Communications Commission is now figuring out a way to let people send text messages to 911.

Verizon coughs up $25 million for billing "mistakes"

Verizon has agreed to pay the FCC a whopping $25 million for a slew of "inadvertent billing mistakes." The carrier will also be issuing credits and refunds to eligible customers.

Spectrum crunch likely to be worse than expected

There'll be a further, massive shortage of spectrum in coming years if more isn't made available, the FCC has warned.

FCC calls for end to 'bill shock'

The Federal Communications Commission will tomorrow propose new legislation requiring mobile phone companies to warn subscribers if their bills are about to go through the roof.

Verizon promises to refund millions after FCC investigation

Verizon has agreed to refund around 15 million customers which it overcharged for data use, forking out as much as $50 million in all.

Super Wifi gets FCC go-ahead

The Federal Communications Commission has, as expected, released unlicensed spectrum, hoping it will boost the market for wireless internet.

R.E.M. and Moby want an open Internet

What do R.E.M., Moby, Jackson Browne, Rosanne Cash and Bonnie Raitt have in common? I mean, besides the obvious fact that they are all aging rockers, of course.

FCC needs closer eye on wireless competition, says report

The four biggest cellular providers may end up dominating the market and making excessive profits because of FCC policies, says the Government Accountability Office.

Google, Verizon keeping "net neutrality" discussion active

For most people, the topic of net neutrality, or the process of tiering up Internet service among various users, was put aside a long time ago, but Google and Verizon have apparently been working together on the subject for quite a while. The Wall Street Journal reports that the two communications giants have been actively coming up with solutions that would improve overall network efficiency.

You may be getting faster broadband than you think

US broadband speeds aren't nearly as bad as they're painted, says MIT, thanks to a series of mis-estimates by a Federal Communications Commission survey.

Court of appeals gives lashing to FCC in indecency case

The US Second Circuit Court of Appeals has not only upheld a ruling in favor of TV networks, but it also lashed out against the FCC in its 32-page ruling.

All your computer are belong to us

Congress is debating legislation that could grant the federal government new powers to mandate the features and design of every phone, computer, GPS or any other device with a screen that connects to the Internet.

FCC moves to assert authority over broadband

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted yesterday to seek public comment on its controversial plans for broadband regulation.