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CNNMoney: Wireless carriers agree to end 'bill shock'updated: Mon Oct 17 2011 13:56:00

Those surprise overage charges on your wireless bill will soon be a thing of the past.

FCC, FEMA offer new tech tips for emergenciesupdated: Thu Sep 22 2011 19:40:00

In an emergency, do you know how to best use your cell phone to stay safe, informed and in touch?

911 will soon accept texts, photos, videoupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 09:15:00

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced a five-step plan on Wednesday to update the technology that powers the 911 emergency response system.

FCC promises 100,000 jobs through 'call centers'updated: Thu Aug 04 2011 13:30:00

When you call customer service in the time ahead, chances should improve that you will reach someone in the United States, with a forecast of 100,000 new jobs at call centers to be created the next two years, according to the Federal Communications Commission.

CNNMoney: FCC promises 100,000 jobsupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 10:35:00

When you call customer service in the time ahead, chances should improve that you will reach someone in the United States, with a forecast of 100,000 new jobs at call centers to be created the next two years, according to the Federal Communications Commission.

FCC promises 100,000 jobs to staff 'call centers'updated: Thu Aug 04 2011 09:20:00

A hundred thousand jobs are forecast from the creation of "call centers" that would be based in the United States, according to a statement ahead of a planned announcement Thursday by the head of the Federal Communications Commission.

How to spot bogus phone bill chargesupdated: Sat Jun 25 2011 14:06:00

Financial analyst Clyde Anderson explains how to spot excessive fees the FCC says phone companies charge landline users.

FCC moves to fight mystery fees on your phone billupdated: Sat Jun 25 2011 14:06:00

Phone bills, especially cell phone bills, are notoriously complex and cryptic. This makes it easy to slip in new charges without consumers noticing -- including for services that the consumer never authorized.

Crisis alerts to your cell phoneupdated: Tue May 10 2011 15:20:00

CNN's American Morning speaks with Federal emergency management agency administrator about crisis alerts to your cell.

New emergency system to alert NYC and DC residents by cell phoneupdated: Tue May 10 2011 15:20:00

A new emergency alert system that sends notifications to cell phones in the event of a disaster or terrorist attack will be implemented in New York and Washington by the end of this year, officials said.

CNNMoney: FCC requires national data roaming for allupdated: Thu Apr 07 2011 15:55:00

The Federal Communications Commission adopted an order on Thursday aimed at ensuring that your smartphone has access to the mobile Internet anywhere that it's available.

AT&T exec says problems soon without T-Mobile mergerupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 22:37:00

AT&T's wireless network will face major challenges "in the short term" unless the carrier is able to begin integrating T-Mobile USA's infrastructure, said AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega.

Major merger in telecom industryupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 22:37:00

A merger of AT&T and T-Mobile could transform the U.S. cellular phone landscape. CNN's Maggie Lake reports.

FCC Commissioners' views on mobile, net neutrality, transparencyupdated: Fri Dec 24 2010 14:38:00

This week, FCC Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve controversial "net neutrality" rules -- the exact content of which it has been rolling out slowly throughout the week.

FCC approves controversial 'net neutrality' rulesupdated: Wed Dec 22 2010 09:29:00

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday approved "high-level rules of the road" designed to ensure that internet providers grant everyone equal access to the Web.

FCC chairman proposes 'net neutrality' regulationsupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 13:11:00

The Obama administration on Wednesday outlined its plan for the future of an open -- or at least a kind-of-open -- internet.

CNNMoney: New 911 may allow text and video 'calls'updated: Tue Nov 23 2010 14:22:00

The U.S. government is trying to bring the 911 emergency service "into the 21st century" by looking into allowing text, photo and video reports from mobile phones.

FCC chief on net neutrality: Trust meupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 07:36:00

FCC chairman Julius Genachowski now finds himself caught between unfulfilled promises made to the tech community to keep the internet open, and a Republican Congress ready to portray any new rules on broadband ISPs as heavy-handed, economy-killing regulation.

U.S. aims to regulate mobile 'bill shock'updated: Wed Oct 13 2010 15:58:00

Kerfye Pierre had recently returned from volunteering in the aftermath of January's Haiti earthquake when she got the most outrageous mobile phone bill of her life.

FCC heralds a new era of 'super Wi-Fi'updated: Wed Sep 15 2010 13:06:00

It's more powerful than your current home network -- able to leap through tall buildings from a single port.

Debunking the Internet apocalypseupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 08:22:00

As I read the criticism of Google and Verizon's supposed evil plan to demolish the Internet, and as I hear about "protests" of several dozen people at Google's headquarters, I scratch my head and wonder: am I missing something?

U.S. not getting broadband fast enough, FCC saysupdated: Wed Jul 21 2010 08:01:00

Between 14 million and 24 million Americans still lack access to broadband internet, and "immediate prospects for deployment to them are bleak," said the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Google testing super-fast broadband networkupdated: Wed Mar 03 2010 13:44:00

Google said Wednesday that it will start testing a new broadband network that will deliver speeds of more than 100 times faster than traditional broadband.

FCC: Cost a major barrier to broadband adoptionupdated: Tue Feb 23 2010 11:19:00

Affordability is one of the main reasons why nearly one-third of Americans do not have broadband at home, a recent Federal Communications Commission survey found.

CNNMoney: Comcast reacts to Net neutrality proposalsupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 11:03:00

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski outlined two new principles Monday that represent big steps toward net neutrality -- prompting a plethora of online reaction.

CNNMoney: FCC chairman proposes Net neutrality rulesupdated: Mon Sep 21 2009 15:54:00

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission outlined rules on Monday that would prohibit Internet providers from selectively blocking Web content and applications.

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