FCC stops defending caps on prison phone call rates
It could be harder for inmates to communicate with the outside world.
UK telephone boxes to be turned into tiny offices
They'll offer internet, coffee and a large monitor.
Verizon policy: switch from copper to fiber, or no fix for you
A leak shows that Verizon refuses to fix copper landlines if you won't upgrade to fiber.
Phone companies ditching copper wires will have to follow the rules
The FCC has some new rules for phone companies trying to retire their copper phone networks
Wikileaks: US government recording every call from Afghanistan
When The Intercept revealed mass NSA "full-take" call recording in the Bahamas and other nations,...
AT&T's new fiber optic phone network could delay disaster response
AT&T wants to put its old copper-based telephone networks to rest and start testing its next-g...
US phone companies to explore replacing all phone numbers with IP addresses
Voice-over-IP (VoIP) is nothing new, of course, but so far it's been regarded merely as an add-on...
FTC reveals $50,000 Robocall Challenge winners, alarms Rachel from card services (video)
The FTC has managed to find two non-violent solutions to its Robocall Challenge, aimed at blocking...
AT&T Wireless Home Phone goes prepaid, emulates landlines on demand
We can't say that most attempts to replicate the landline experience with a wireless link have pan...