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Government Debates Over Possible Move To Lift In-Flight Mobile Ban
2013-12-13 10:38:40

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to consider whether the decades-old ban on in-flight mobile phones should be lifted. On the same day the federal Department of Transportation, along with three members of Congress, asked for legislation to hang up calls on planes altogether. The Secretary of Transportation Anthony Fox released a statement noting that he is considering the possibility of banning in-flight...

One Step Closer To Using iPads During Takeoff
2013-06-26 15:40:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The FAA and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in the UK look ready to lighten the ban against the use of mobile devices in flight. This restriction has been a source of contention for many fliers. Last week, the FAA issued a draft report that could allow the use of mobile devices during taxi, takeoff and landing, doing away with the pleas of the flight attendants to turn off and stow all electronic devices. A few days later, airline...

2012-10-16 04:02:34

A new article discusses hesitations from airlines and passengers when it comes to allowing cell-phone use in-flight. Simply Electronics comments on these hesitations. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 A new article from The Los Angeles Times discusses the possibility of cell phone use in-flight, stating that this is already an option on several airlines with routes to Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. However, some American airline carriers and their passengers express concerns...

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2010-05-13 06:20:00

The use of mobile phones as an only source of telecommunications in the United States is on the rise, with one in four households reporting they had only mobile phones and no landlines at the end of 2009, according to data released on Wednesday. 24.5 percent of US households reported having only a mobile phone plan in the last six months of the year, preliminary data released by the National Health Interview Survey showed. The percentages translate to about 52 million adults and 19 million...


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