Tag: FCC

In-flight calls gets FCC approval but needs to pass by DOT as well

On purely technical grounds, there is nothing preventing making calls high up in the air on airplanes. But those who do not wish to...

FCC, carriers agree on device unlocking regulations for consumers

In a move we knew was just around the corner, the FCC and US carriers have agreed on guidelines for unlocking devices. The changes...

FCC, carriers may have come to agreement on device unlocking

The FCC and carriers may have come to an agreement on device unlocking. Reports now suggest that both carriers and the FCC have agreed,...

Verizon gets FCC approval to buyout Vodafone shares

Verizon has been given the go-ahead from the FCC to purchase the stake UK carrier Vodafone has in the company. The largest US carrier...

ASUS Transformer Book Trio makes its presence felt again at the FCC

The retail availability of the rather intriguing, if not schizophrenic, ASUS Transformer Book Trio might soon be a reality. The device has twice been...

CTIA announces the early completion of stolen phone database

After more than a year, the CTIA, working together with the FCC and law enforcers, is ready to put a close on the last...

FCC chair isn’t a fan of in-flight phone calls after all

It may have been a bit premature for those aspiring to make phone calls aboard airplanes to declare victory. After showing a bit of...

FCC proposes to allow cellphone calls during flight

Mobile device users on planes might soon be getting another good news if the FCC has its way. In a December 12 meeting, the...

LG G Flex FCC filing tips AT&T and T-Mobile availability

LG announced the G Flex, dubbed a "true curved smartphone" back in October. The handset has been confirmed for those in South Korea as...

FCC Speed Test Android app launched, runs in the background

The US Federal Communications Commission, lovingly known as the FCC, has just unveiled its FCC Speed Test app that will enable users to...

New FCC Chairman wants unlocking devices to be easier

Late last year, we were embroiled in debate considering what ownership of a mobile device was. By blocking us from unlocking a device without...

AT&T buys Leap Wireless, gains LTE coverage and spectrum

Leap Wireless shareholders have overwhelmingly approved a $1.2 billion merger with AT&T. More than 99% voted to approve the merger, which could have been...

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