Regulatory

03.21.13
WSJ: FCC chairman Julius Genachowski will say tomorrow that he's stepping down
03.21.13

WSJ: FCC chairman Julius Genachowski will say tomorrow that he's stepping down

Merely a day after FCC commissioner Robert McDowell announced his resignation, it appears that cha...

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03.08.13
AT&T: 'we unlock our customers' devices'
03.08.13

AT&T: 'we unlock our customers' devices'

To our delight, the recent ruling that phone subsidy unlocks are no longer protected by copyright...

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11.29.12
iPhone 5 receives approval in China
11.29.12

iPhone 5 receives approval in China

It appears that the iPhone 5 has received a "network access license" in China, meaning that one...

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11.20.12
Deputy Administrator of NHTSA joins Google as Director of Safety for Self-Driving Cars
11.20.12

Deputy Administrator of NHTSA joins Google as Director of Safety for Self-Driving Cars

El Goog has been experimenting with autonomous vehicles for a while, and now it's hiring a governm...

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09.28.12
FCC votes in favor of rethinking spectrum holding rules, goading broadcasters into wireless selloffs
09.28.12

FCC votes in favor of rethinking spectrum holding rules, goading broadcasters into wireless selloffs

FCC meetings can be momentous occasions under the right circumstances, although it's seldom the ca...

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09.26.12
iPhone 5 swings through first round of Chinese approvals, may already have China Telecom onboard
09.26.12

iPhone 5 swings through first round of Chinese approvals, may already have China Telecom onboard

Wireless device certifications can sometimes give away a little more of a company's game plan than...

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09.12.12
iPhone 5, updated iPod touch and iPod nano models reach the FCC right on cue
09.12.12

iPhone 5, updated iPod touch and iPod nano models reach the FCC right on cue

Apple has a tradition of timing FCC filings for new wireless mobile devices so that they appear ju...

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08.31.12
FCC seen reviewing rules for carrier spectrum sales, might try one-size-fits-all model
08.31.12

FCC seen reviewing rules for carrier spectrum sales, might try one-size-fits-all model

The FCC currently decides on concerns of wireless spectrum concentration on a case-by-case basis:...

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08.16.12
DOJ, FCC clear Verizon buyout of cable companies' spectrum, require giving up some airwaves (update: not quite for the FCC)
08.16.12

DOJ, FCC clear Verizon buyout of cable companies' spectrum, require giving up some airwaves (update: not quite for the FCC)

Verizon has been fighting hard to get its acquisition of cable companies' wireless frequencies past...

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