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).
AT&T today announced a campaign aimed at curtailing the unsafe practice of texting while driving.
Percentage of drivers 16- to 24-years-old observed visibly manipulating handheld electronic devices while driving: 17...
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.
A new insurance industry study has found that state laws banning the use of handheld devices to make calls or send text messages while driving have not resulted in fewer vehicle crashes.
The Transportation Department and safety advocates joined Tuesday to announce the creation of FocusDriven...
Ford's new connected in-car system might seem revolutionary, but not everyone thinks it's such a great idea.
Nuance provides speech recognition for Ford drivers.
The wireless industry will be working on delivering wireless emergency alerts thanks to federal government action today. The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the FCC announced the adoption of design specifications so that wireless carriers
Sixty percent of teenagers admit to reading incoming text messages while driving, according to a study of teen driving habits conducted by Vlingo.
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What to do about drivers who text? And how much distraction can a driver take?
Efforts are under way for more state and local legislation to ban drivers from tapping out texts while behind the wheel.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting text messaging behind the wheel, the Obama administration plans to offer recommendations to address the growing traffic safety risk of distracted driving and the use of mobile devices by multitasking drivers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Safety investigators told federal regulators three years ago that it was dangerous for bus drivers to talk on cell phones while driving and recommended a ban.
The future of next-generation, IP-enabled E911 is hampered by a lack of funding and momentum from both the public and private sectors.
With wildfires posing a threat to cell phone towers in Southern California earlier this week, at least a couple service providers report that their networks are performing well.
CTIA isn't the only group calling for more focus on education when it comes to texting while driving.
France's top trade official is meeting Friday with the financial director of Apple France to discuss several recent claims by iPhone users that their phone screens cracked or exploded.
An emergency call center in Waterloo, Iowa, became the first in the country to accept text messages sent to "911," starting Wednesday.
States would be required to ban driving while texting or face the loss of highway funds under legislation being pushed
An employee at a factory that makes iPhones in China killed himself after a prototype went missing
Smartphones and personal digital assistants (PDAs) are among the top growth technologies today.