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Topic: FCC

Wireless Companies Stave Off Regulation With New Usage Alerts FCC agrees to put rulemaking on hold

Wireless companies dodged the heavy hand of government regulation today, agreeing to adopt consumer usage notification guidelines. Next year, member companies of the CTIA-The Wireless Association, will start sending out free…

October 17, 2011, 3:09 PM EDT

Verizon FCC Case Heads to D.C. Court Seen as “victory” for net neutrality opponents

A judicial panel has chosen the D.C. Court of Appeals as the venue for the latest legal action between Verizon and the Federal Communications Commission. Politico describes the choice as…

October 7, 2011, 7:21 AM EDT

Verizon Challenges FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, Again Similar lawsuit had been filed prematurely

On Friday, Verizon filed suit challenging the Federal Communications Commission's controversial net neutrality rules for a second time. The company originally filed suit earlier this year, only to have the case…

September 30, 2011, 5:26 PM EDT

More Groups File Suit Over FCC's Net Neutrality Rules Grass roots organizations think FCC's rules are too weak

This should keep the lawyers at the Federal Communications Commission busy: Three more groups have filed lawsuits against the FCC's controversial net neutrality rules, which will go into effect Nov.…

September 29, 2011, 6:07 PM EDT

Free Press Loves Net Neutrality, Not FCC's Rules Liberal group files suit

When the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules were published last Friday, everyone in Washington expected that the first lawsuit out of the box would be filed by Verizon and…

September 28, 2011, 3:33 PM EDT

In Speech, FCC's Genachowski Follows Obama's Lead Hits hard on jobs theme pushed by law school buddy

The close ties between the Federal Communications Commission and the Obama Administration were plain to see Tuesday morning, when FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski delivered a speech from daily deals site…

September 27, 2011, 12:28 PM EDT

Senate GOP Pushing to Kill Net Neutrality Rules Hutchison planning end run around Democrats

Now that the Federal Communications Commission's controversial net neutrality rules have been published, Senate Republicans are stepping up their efforts to kill the rules, which prohibit Internet service providers from…

September 23, 2011, 5:38 PM EDT

Fight Over Net Neutrality Rules Can Finally Head to Court FCC's controversial rules published, opening door for lawsuits

The court battle over the Federal Communications Commission's controversial network neutrality rules can finally begin in earnest. The rules will finally be published in the Federal Register on Friday, 10…

September 22, 2011, 12:08 PM EDT

FCC Requiring Additional Testing for LightSquared Network Network could interfere with government GPS signals

Wireless startup LightSquared is facing yet another setback from the FCC as it tries to launch its new high-speed network, which has been under fire for its potential interference with…

September 14, 2011, 12:56 PM EDT

Mediacom Tries Shaming FCC Into Action in Retrans Spat Cable operator says regulator only cares about big market blackouts

Perhaps Mediacom Communications can shame the Federal Communications Commission into intervening in its 14-day retransmission standoff with LIN TV. In the second strongly worded letter it's sent to the commission since…

September 14, 2011, 10:43 AM EDT

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