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  • FCC looking into Internet peering complaints from Netflix, consumers

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is looking into complaints from Netflix and some Internet backbone providers that several large broadband providers have been refusing for years to upgrade their backbone connections as a way to slow video traffic that competes with their own services.

    Written by Grant Gross14 June 14 03:37
  • FCC votes to limit AT&T and Verizon in upcoming spectrum auction

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will limit the amount of spectrum the nation's two largest mobile carriers can buy in an upcoming auction of highly sought spectrum now controlled by television stations.

    Written by Grant Gross16 May 14 06:02
  • FCC moves toward IP transition of phone networks

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to allow telecom carriers to run trials with Internet Protocol networks replacing traditional, copper-based telephone systems.

    Written by Grant Gross30 Jan. 14 20:11
  • FCC chairman announces his resignation

    U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski announced Friday he will soon step down, following months of rumors that he would resign early this year.

    Written by Grant Gross and Stephen Lawson22 March 13 15:35
  • AT&T reverses FaceTime blocking decision

    AT&T has reversed its decision to allow Apple iPhone and iPad owners to use Apple's FaceTime videoconferencing application only on the carrier's most expensive data plans or if they are connected to Wi-Fi.

    Written by Grant Gross08 Nov. 12 21:13