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…

November 14, 2013, 1:05 PM EST

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…

June 27, 2013, 2:54 PM EDT

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…

October 30, 2012, 4:54 PM EDT

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…

July 26, 2011, 6:37 AM EDT