Verizon Communications is taking the discussion of a National Broadband Plan managed by the FCC as an opportunity to advocate for the type of full-scale changes in communications law that only Congress can enact.
With the passage of a major healthcare reform package by the U.S. House of Representatives last night, some might be wondering what, if anything, it means for mHealth...
Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would try to establish more realistic penalties for teen "sexting."
The FCC's newly-unveiled National Broadband Plan could have a sweeping impact on the wireless industry, public safety and the Universal Service Fund (USF).
The FCC's National Broadband Plan will go to Congress tomorrow, with the ambitious agenda for connecting "all corners of the nation".
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is expanding its investigation into Google's purchase of AdMob, reports Bloomberg.
The FCC is considering using spectrum for free or low-cost 3G service, according to a statement from yesterday's Knight Commission Digital Inclusion Summit...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House voted to ban any cell phone use by the state's youngest drivers.
The FCC wants to reform the Universal Service Fund (USF) to provide subsidies for rural broadband services instead of wireline voice.
AT&T today announced a campaign aimed at curtailing the unsafe practice of texting while driving.
The latest out of Washington, D.C., is that the FCC’s broadband plan due to be delivered to Congress on March 17 says it will “find” 500 MHz of additional broadband spectrum in the next 10 years.
When the first cell phone call was made in 1983, few, if anyone, knew how big of an impact this wireless technology would have on our society. Fast forward to present day and wireless is being used in ways that were unimaginable only a few years ago.
A judge in a Delaware federal district court has put Apple and Nokia's patent fight on hold...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Ignoring the health risks of heavy cell phone use invites a cancer epidemic, supporters of a bill requiring manufacturers to put labels on mobile phones and packaging said Tuesday.
The American Consumer Institute says net neutrality regulations are not only unnecessary but could restrict growth and innovation in the broadband industry.
Citizens of the European Union will no longer have to worry about bill shock due to data roaming charges.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski plans to allocate between $12 billion and $16 billion over the next 10 years to fund the deployment of an interoperable, nationwide public safety wireless broadband network.
More than a dozen bills are pending in the Florida House and Senate; some call for a ban on texting, others, a ban on cell phone use entirely.
The FCC's upcoming National Broadband Plan aims to free up 500 MHz of spectrum for mobile broadband over the next decade.
The location-based services (LBS) market has come a long way over the past year.
The country's four nationwide carriers defended their early termination fee (ETF) policies in separate filings with the FCC yesterday...
Prepaid cell phone users should pay the same surcharge to support 911 emergency systems that regular cell phone and landline customers pay.
The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) is busy with the wireless industry these days.
The FCC has named healthcare and education as two of its top priorities in its upcoming National Broadband Plan.