Latest U.S. Federal Communications Commission Stories

2008-09-09 09:00:38

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SWE-DISH Satellite Systems AB, a DataPath(R) company specializing in compact, quick-to-air and easy-to-use mobile satellite communications (SATCOM) equipment, was awarded a U.S.

2008-04-23 13:35:00

An investigation of how Comcast Corp manages its network has raised further concerns about tactics the company used to restrict Internet users who share movies and other material, according to U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin.

2008-04-23 00:20:00

U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Kevin Martin said Tuesday his agency has sufficient authority to prevent discrimination by Internet service providers.

2008-04-18 10:53:01

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to scrutinize whether broadband Internet providers were open with customers about how they are managing their networks and make good on the speeds they promise, according to FCC chairman Kevin Martin.

2008-03-14 14:28:26

Bill Gates urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and other regulators to make more vacant television spectrum available for wireless services such as broadband Internet access.

2006-08-08 15:05:00

U.S. wireless companies face new competition on Wednesday as they start bidding on licenses for advanced wireless services like high-speed Internet -- from the satellite and cable television industries.

2006-07-10 17:05:00

As U.S. telephone carriers move into the television business, media conglomerates are eyeing ways to grab valuable wireless airwaves as another way to deliver profitable high-speed Internet and other services.

2006-07-07 20:46:19

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three television networks, CBS, Fox and NBC, on Friday urged speedy court review of a decision finding some of their shows violated decency standards, opposing a delay sought by the U.S. government. The U.S.

2006-02-03 16:51:26

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush plans to nominate telecommunications lawyer Robert McDowell to fill the final empty Republican seat on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, the White House said on Friday.

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