Latest U.S. Federal Communications Commission Stories

2011-01-19 05:45:00

The FCC gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for Comcast's purchase of NBC Universal, voting 4-to-1 in favor of approving the acquisition.

2010-12-24 06:15:00

US Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has proposed that Comcast's acquisition of NBC Universal be approved with condit

2010-11-11 12:00:00

The FCC is investigating Google's "Street View" service to see if the company's collection of data violated federal laws.

2010-09-23 12:44:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance welcomes a ruling issued today from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) enabling the practical use of new unlicensed spectrum.

2010-06-01 15:40:00

According to a survey released on Tuesday 80 percent of Americans do not know the speed of their home Internet broadband connection, but most are satisfied with its performance.

2009-12-17 05:50:00

The US Federal Communications Commission is looking at ways to allow Internet access through set-top boxes for television sets.

2009-02-14 12:35:51

Yesterday, a US appeals court ruled not to pass a proposal made by the cable industry to override privacy regulations that would make it hard to share subscribers' private information with others.

2008-12-13 08:00:00

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to vote December 18 on a plan to auction off the AWS-3 wireless spectrum that will be freed up in February when television stations shift to all digital broadcasts.

2008-11-06 08:45:00

Cable companies could be in big trouble after federal regulators investigate if they are raising prices as consumers prepare to switch to digital television.

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