Topic: mobile broadband

FCC to Unveil Mobile Speed Test App

Also unanimously votes to east foreign ownership limits

The Federal Communications Commission entered the app world today, unveiling the FCC Speed Test app, a cute tool that allows consumers to check out their mobile speeds and answers questions…

FCC's Clyburn Keeps FCC Wheels Turning

First meeting included cell phone privacy rule and progress report on spectrum auction

Federal Communications Commission chair Mignon Clyburn showed during the agency's monthly meeting today that she isn't just going to be a bench-warmer for nominee Tom Wheeler. With Wheeler's Senate confirmation perhaps…

Sandy Knocks Out 25 Percent of Communications

FCC says it could get worse

Sandy wreaked havoc with the nation's communications from Virginia to Massachusetts and as far west as Michigan. The slow-moving monster took out about 25 percent of wireless, broadband, cable and…

Broadcasters Warn of Consequences From Spectrum Auction

Critics charge NAB using scare tactics

WASHINGTON—With any debt ceiling package that passes Congress—if indeed one passes at all—almost certain to contain a provision for a spectrum auction, broadcasters have realized they're running out of time to ensure…