22 hours ago
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FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish.
Guy Prosper message
2 months ago
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Elderly couple gets threats because of spoofing

In all of his 85 years, this is a first for Guy Prosper.
3 months ago
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Amateur radio operators can be last line of communication during severe weather

It takes a lot of manpower during severe weather and other events that threaten life and property to keep us safe. But did you know that a key branch of communications during those times is comprised of people just like you? The Amateur Radio Emergency Service consists of licensed amateur volunteers who use radio equipment to assist with communications when disaster strikes.
4 months ago
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Wilmington man facing possible $82 million fine

A Wilmington man is facing a possible fine of $82,106,000 by the Federal Communications Commission.
FCC AT&T
8 months ago
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FCC: More than 12,000 911 calls failed during AT&T outage

An investigation by the U.S. federal telecom regulator says about 12,600 callers couldn't reach 911 directly from their cellphones during a five-hour AT&T outage on March 8.
2 years ago
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FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls

It's a top complaint of consumers - those annoying automated telemarketing calls on their landline and wireless phones - and the government is taking note.
Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers
3 years ago
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Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers

The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.
High court throws out FCC indecency policy
5 years ago
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High court throws out FCC indecency policy

The Supreme Court has thrown out fines and sanctions against broadcasters who violated the Federal Communications Commission policy regulating curse words and nudity on broadcast television.
McCrory campaign takes ire over NC ad to FCC
6 years ago
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McCrory campaign takes ire over NC ad to FCC

Republican Pat McCrory's North Carolina gubernatorial campaign has filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission asking it to force television stations to stop airing a commercial about his connections to a Charlotte-based business.
FCC urged to end sports blackout rule
6 years ago
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FCC urged to end sports blackout rule

Most people weighing in on a sports blackout rule are urging the Federal Communications Commission to scrap it.