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11.20.15
FCC Chairman gives T-Mobile's Binge On the thumbs up
11.20.15

FCC Chairman gives T-Mobile's Binge On the thumbs up

Turns out Tom Wheeler thinks Binge On is "innovative and highly competitive."

By M. Moon,   11.20.15
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11.15.15
FCC: Yes, you're allowed to hack your WiFi router
11.15.15

FCC: Yes, you're allowed to hack your WiFi router

The FCC has explicitly greenlit using custom, open source firmware on WiFi routers.

By J. Fingas,   11.15.15
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11.14.15
Broadband for the people, built by the people
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11.14.15

Broadband for the people, built by the people

We can build it. We have the technology. We can make it better than it was. Better, stronger, faster.

By J. Turi,   11.14.15
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11.06.15
FCC refuses to force websites to honor Do Not Track requests
11.06.15

FCC refuses to force websites to honor Do Not Track requests

The FCC has dismissed a petition filed by California nonprofit Consumer Watchdog, asking the commi...

By M. Moon,   11.06.15
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11.05.15
The US wants the world to offer more airwaves for 5G and drones
11.05.15

The US wants the world to offer more airwaves for 5G and drones

The US wants a worldwide deal that clears frequencies for 5G cellphones and drones.

By J. Fingas,   11.05.15
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11.04.15
Hilton and MC Dean fined by the FCC for blocking guests' WiFi
11.04.15

Hilton and MC Dean fined by the FCC for blocking guests' WiFi

The two companies are facing a combined fine of $750,000.

By M. Moon,   11.04.15
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10.29.15
Internet providers invest in networks despite net neutrality jitters
10.29.15

Internet providers invest in networks despite net neutrality jitters

ISPs insisted that tougher net neutrality would kill investment in networks, but they've actually been spending more.

By J. Fingas,   10.29.15
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10.26.15
Verizon asks for permission to offer WiFi calling
10.26.15

Verizon asks for permission to offer WiFi calling

Might not be long before Verizon starts offering WiFi calling.

By D. Cooper,   10.26.15
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10.23.15
FCC caps 'excessive and egregious' prison telephone rates
10.23.15

FCC caps 'excessive and egregious' prison telephone rates

The reform started because a Washington, DC grandmother couldn't afford to call her grandson in prison.

By S. Dent,   10.23.15
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