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  • The FCC is making 1.55 gigahertz of spectrum available and the auctions will be followed by a 2019 auction of three more millimeter-wave spectrum bands 37 GHz, 39 GHz, and 47 GHz. "These airwaves will be critical in deploying 5 G services and applications," FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said on Wednesday, who disclosed the planned auction in February. Democratic FCC...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 5- U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Monday wrote the chief executives of major telephone service providers and other companies, demanding they launch a system to combat billions of "robocalls" and other nuisance calls received monthly by American consumers. The letters went to 13 companies including AT&T Inc,...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 5- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Monday wrote the chief executives of major telephone service providers and other companies, demanding they launch a system to combat billions of "robocalls" and other nuisance calls received monthly by American consumers. In May, Pai called on companies to adopt an industry-developed "...

  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a Wednesday statement that "enabling the Galileo system to work in concert with the U.S. The FCC is proposing to waive its licensing requirements for non-federal operations with Galileo signals known as E1 and E5, subject to certain technical constraints, officials said. The FCC includes conditions to ensure users of...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 23- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to open additional spectrum to the growing number of connected devices as it studies whether to tap another largely unused block. The FCC also voted to make changes in how it auctions licenses in the 3.5 GHz band- a key spectrum needed to deploy next-generation 5 G...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday called for wireless carriers to waive October bills for people hardest hit by Hurricane Michael after some Florida residents expressed frustration in getting mobile phone service restored. At least 18 deaths in four states have been blamed on Michael, which crashed into...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday called for wireless carriers to waive October bills for people hardest hit by Hurricane Michael after some Florida residents expressed frustration in getting mobile phone service restored. At least 18 deaths in four states have been blamed on Michael, which crashed into...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday called for wireless carriers to waive bills for October and allow consumers to switch carriers without penalties after some residents in Florida have expressed frustration getting service restored following Hurricane Michael. Pai said that the progress in restoring...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 1- Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai rejected arguments Monday that states should be able to impose their own net neutrality protections after the Trump administration in December withdrew them. In August, 22 states, including California, and a coalition of trade groups representing major tech companies urged a federal...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- California Governor Jerry Brown late on Sunday signed legislation to restore open internet protections known as net neutrality in the state after the Trump administration repealed the rules in December 2017. The bill sets up a clash with the Federal Communications Commission, which said in repealing the Obama-era rules that it was...

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    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said while there is a lot of investment and innovation within the U.S. tech sector, regulatory processes are slowing down the deployment of 5G infrastructure.

  • A lot of regulations are holding back 5G deployment, says FCC Chairman

    Ajit Pai, FCC Chairman, joins 'Squawk on the Street' to discuss the U.S.'s attempt to lead the world in 5G today, the FCC's 5G fast plan and tech regulation.

  • FCC chairman Ajit Pai on 5G ahead of White House meeting

    Ajit Pai, FCC Chairman, joins 'Squawk on the Street' to discuss the U.S.'s attempt to lead the world in 5G today, the FCC's 5G fast plan and tech regulation.

  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has this month also criticized California's legislature for approving a state measure to guarantee open internet access and said "bad behavior" on the part of internet service providers could be prevented by the FCC's new transparency requirements. The FCC voted 3-2 in December to reverse the Obama era rules that barred internet...

  • FCC sends letter pausing Sprint T-Mobile deal clock

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the FCC pausing the T-Mobile and Sprint transaction clock to allow more time for review.

  • (Adds information about iPhone and Apple Watch photos published. Aug 30 (Reuters)- Apple Inc said on Thursday it will host an event on Sept. 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater in the company's Cupertino, California, campus, where it is widely expected to unveil new iPhone models. Documents filed at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unsealed earlier this year...

  • Aug 30- Apple Inc said on Thursday it will host an event on Sept. 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater in the company's Cupertino, California, campus, where it is widely expected to unveil new iPhone models. Documents filed at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unsealed earlier this year showed Apple had sought approval for a gold version of its iPhone X, but it never...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 27- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday he was pleased the U.S. interstate communications regulator's inspector general had concluded there was no evidence of impropriety relating to the proposed, and now defunct, merger of Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media Co.. Two U.S. House Democrats in November...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 27- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday he was pleased the U.S. communication regulator's inspector general had concluded there was no evidence of impropriety relating to the proposed, and now defunct, merger of Sinclair Broadcasting Group and Tribune Media Co..

  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito speaks with CNBC's John Harwood.

    Sen. Shelley Moore Capito says she worries social media companies may lean left.