Boeing Black: A mobe that’s secure enough for government work? – Register

RegisterWho makes the most secure smartphones? Apple? Samsung? BlackBerry? Boeing is betting the US government’s answer is “none of the above.” A filing with the US Federal Communications Commission first…

FCC Commissioners On Board 2014 NAB Show – World Screen

FCC Commissioners On Board 2014 NAB ShowWorld ScreenWASHINGTON, D.C.: Mignon Clyburn, Michael O’Rielly and Ajit Pai, commissioners for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), have been lined up to appear at…

FCC Opens Docket, Accepting Court Invite to Preserve an Open Internet – eWeek

eWeekFollowing a net neutrality court defeat, the FCC took new steps Feb. 19 to “ensure the Internet remains a platform for innovation.” With net neutrality threatened by a January court…

White House defers to FCC on further action on net neutrality – PCWorld

PCWorldThe administration of U.S. President Barack Obama said in response to a petition that it continues to back an open Internet, but declined to direct the U.S. Federal Communications Commission…

FCC Chairman to Address 2014 NAB Show – TV Technology

TV TechnologyWASHINGTON—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler will provide the “FCC Keynote” at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The address, which will be held April 8, 9-10 a.m.,…

Two Los Angeles TV stations to test sharing spectrum – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesTwo Los Angeles television stations want to test whether it is indeed better to share. Non-commercial KLCS-TV and commercial station KJLA-TV have asked the Federal Communications Commission for…

Analysis: FCC should undo ’02 error to ensure net neutrality – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThe Federal Communications Commission is sitting on a mess. Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for Washington, D.C., decided in Verizon Communications vs. the FCC that the…

Solving the Net Neutrality Problem Is Actually Very, Very Simple – Businessweek

BusinessweekThe Federal Communications Commission is sitting on a mess. This week the U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. decided in Verizon v. the FCC (PDF) that the commission didn’t have…

Network Neutrality: 10 Reasons You Should Care About It – eWeek

eWeekMuch has been written, blogged and said about the federal appeals court’s Jan. 14 decision that struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s “network neutrality” policy, which was aimed at ensuring…

Net Neutrality Death Increases the Cost of Internet – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceThis is neither the website of, nor affiliated in any way with, Guardian News and Media. Net Neutrality. People could start paying more for faster Internet service after…

Appeals Court Sets Aside Internet Neutrality Rules – ABC News

ABC NewsIn a setback for the Obama administration’s goal of Internet openness, a federal appeals court Tuesday set aside Federal Communications Commission rules designed to ensure that transmission of all…

No Black-Owned TV Stations In America Anymore In 2013

“No Black-Owned TV Stations In America Anymore In 2013.” That title is true, and comes from the Freepress.org work called “A Sorry Moment in the History of American Media.” It…

FCC moves to end NFL TV blackouts – Washington Post

Washington PostThe Federal Communications Commission moved Wednesday to curb the sports blackouts on television that have frustrated fans over the years by preventing many of them from watching their local…

FCC Seeks to Do Away With Sports Blackout Rule – New York Times

New York TimesWASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday proposed repealing its blackout rule, which for decades has been the bane of sports fans whose ability to watch their…

Dish Network to Bid in Spectrum Auction Next Month – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalWASHINGTON—Dish Network Corp. will bid for spectrum in a federal auction scheduled for next month and won’t face competition from the nation’s top cellphone carriers, according to a…

FCC Investigates BART Cell Phone Interruption Scandal, As Expected

Contrary to what some readers angrily claimed it would not do, the Federal Communications Commission has opened an investigation into the BART Cell Phone Service Interruption Scandal. The claim in…

BART Cell Phone Interruption: FCC Past Shows Act Was Not Legal

Yesterday’s action where the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area Rapid System took the step of interrupting or blocking cell phone service has increased from the first blog post on this, the…