California 'Text Tax' Vote Cancelled Following FCC RulingThe California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced on Twitter Friday evening that a January vote on a "text tax" is cancelled following an FCC ruling.
California Plan To Tax Text Messages May Run Afoul Of RegulatorsThe FCC is attempting to block a plan to charge a tax for every text message sent in California.
Net Neutrality Is Over. What Happens Now?The Obama-era net neutrality rules, passed in 2015, are defunct. This time it's for real.
Senate Passes Bill Blocking Repeal Of Net NeutralityThe measure now goes to the GOP-led House, where it will likely fail.
How Do Scammers Call You With Your Own Phone Number?Have you ever gotten a phone call from your own number? Or one that was just a few digits off? It’s the latest illegal scam to get you to answer your phone – neighborhood spoofing.
FCC Overturns Net Neutrality Rules In Party-Line VoteWhile internet service companies say consumers won't notice a change, they have also lobbied for net neutrality's overturn.
FCC Chief Looks To Repeal Net Neutrality RegulationsThe rules are designed to maintain an “open internet” by preventing ISPs from slowing speeds to certain websites or favoring content from their affiliates.
FCC: Broadcasters No Longer Required To Keep A Local Studio PresenceThe “main studio rule” required that TV, AM and FM stations keep a studio near the communities that receive their broadcasts.
FCC Slaps AT&T With $100M Fine For Throttling 'Unlimited' DataAT&T Mobility LLC has been slapped with a record $100 million fine for offering consumers "unlimited" data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they reached a certain amount. The company says it will fight the charges.
'Net Neutrality' Rules Would Regulate Internet Like A UtilityTwo out of three Americans remain opposed to a U.S. government regulatory role when it comes to the Internet.
Time Warner Agrees To Arbitration In Dodger TV DisputeTime Warner Cable is willing to allow an arbitrator help resolve it's dispute with DirecTV and other carriers over who can air Dodger games on television.
AT&T Announces Plan To Buy DirecTV For More Than $48BThe companies promised consumer benefits like more economical bundles that tie mobile phone, pay TV and Internet service together on a single bill.
Feds Cite Owner Of Downtown LA Skyscraper For Cellphone InterferenceFederal regulators have cited the owner of one of the largest skyscrapers in the city of Los Angeles over fluorescent lights that are apparently causing interference with cellphones.
Supreme Court Sidesteps Profanity On TV In FCC RulingBroadcast network executives throughout Los Angeles and the nation breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday.
Technical Difficulties, Mixed Results For First-Ever Nationwide EAS Test For the first time ever, every American watching TV and listening to the radio anywhere in the U.S. saw or heard the test — or at least that was the plan.