A coalition of law enforcement officials, political leaders and consumer groups, wants a "kill switch" installed on all new smartphones. The NBC reports.» Read More
Jan 3- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission gave Liberty Media Corp the green light to take control of satellite radio company, Sirius XM Radio Inc, Liberty said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Jan 2- The Senate late on Tuesday approved the nominations of Joshua Wright to the Federal Trade Commission and Mignon Clyburn to a second term as commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission.
Telecom companies scramble to secure greater coverage. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen takes a closer look at what the FCC is doing to free up broadband spectrum.
Julius Genachowski, FCC chairman, discusses the agency's key initiative to open up more spectrum for mobile services.
Gregory Maffei, Liberty Media president and CEO, discusses his company's chase for Sirius XM Radio and explains why he is petitioning the FCC to reconsider its application to take control of the satellite radio company.
Accessible technology has meant that children in poorer families are spending considerably more time than those from more well-off families playing games and connecting on gadgets, The New York Times reports.
Julius Genachowski, FCC chairman, discusses how the agency plans to find easier ways to enforce regulations and put incentives in place to free up unused spectrum, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Julius Genachowski discusses the U.S. position as a world leader in wireless technology and access with CNBC's David Faber.
Google’s harvesting of e-mails, passwords and other sensitive personal information from unsuspecting households in the United States and around the world was neither a mistake nor the work of a rogue engineer, as the company long maintained, but a program that supervisors knew about, according to new details from the full text of a regulatory report. NYT reports.
The FCC has blocked a plan by LightSquared to build a new wireless network. Discussing what a LightSquared failure could mean to billionaire hedge fund manager, Philip Falcone, with Greg Zuckerman, Wall Street Journal.
Federal officials plan to kill a private company's plans to start a national high-speed wireless broadband network after concluding it would in some cases jam personal-navigation and other GPS devices.
CNBC's David Faber has the details on the FCC's prohibiting LightSquared from ground-based mobile services.
AT&T's planned $39 billion merger with T-Mobile hits a roadblock. Insight and analysis, with Jeff Kagan, tech analyst.
Stephen Gallagher found a way to shave hundreds of dollars a year off his cable bill. He got rid of his Cablevision premium package this Spring. Gallagher now relies almost exclusively on the internet to watch TV programs and movies.
Discussing the FCC's new emergency alert system and how the agency plans to keep an eye on the lightening fast changes in technology, with Julian Genachowski, FCC chairman.
Competition and AT&T's market share will be one of the major factors in approving the telecom firm's proposed $39 billion merger with Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski told CNBC Tuesday.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski joins executives from the country's top wireless providers to discuss the government's role in helping build out broadband in the United States.
Discussing the FCC scrutiny the AT&T/T-Mobile deal will face, with Harold Furchtgott-Roth, former FCC commissioner (1997-2001), Furchtgott-Roth Economic Enterprises founder. the company will make AT&T the largest cellular provider in the country.
Deutsche Telekom and AT&T are confident the deal under which AT&T will purchase rival T-Mobile USA from the German telecoms giant will be cleared by regulators, despite concerns that the agreement might create a duopoly in the US mobile market.
With consumer adoption of smartphones and tablets on the rise, demands on wireless data networks are escalating dramatically.