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  • Kevin Martin, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and now interim head of U.S. public policy for Facebook.

    Facebook is making Kevin Martin, a former chair of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), its interim head of U.S. policy.

  • The Federal Communications Commission is considering more steps in the wake of growing concerns in Washington that Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp, which make networking equipment and handsets, could act as conduits for espionage, something the two companies have denied. The FCC decision came a day after the U.S. Commerce Department banned American...

  • The Federal Communications Commission is considering more steps in the wake of growing concerns in Washington that Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp, which both make networking equipment and handsets, could act as conduits for espionage, something the two companies have denied. The FCC decision came a day after the U.S. Commerce Department banned...

  • FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION VOTES TO ADVANCE NEW RULES TO BAR USE OF FUNDS FROM A GOVT PROGRAM TO BUY EQUIPMENT OR SERVICES FROM COMPANIES POSING SECURITY THREAT TO U.S.

  • John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile.

    An investigation showed a "practice of injecting false ring tones" into hundreds of millions of calls.

  • A recently-released Federal Communications Commission (FCC) filing made by Apple shows the gold iPhone X.

  • "Companies must abide by the law as it stands whenever they are building infrastructure, operating wireless facilities, or taking other actions under FCC jurisdiction. The FCC also settled with privately held Mobilitie LLC, a telecommunications infrastructure company, for $1.6 million. Sprint, a mobile voice and data service provider, contracted with...

  • WASHINGTON, March 29- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday it had approved an application by Elon Musk's privately held Space Exploration Holdings, also known as SpaceX, to provide satellite broadband services in the United States and globally. "This is the first approval of a U.S.-licensed satellite constellation to provide...

  • WASHINGTON, March 26- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Monday said he was proposing new rules to bar the use of funds from a government program to purchase equipment or services from companies that pose a security threat to U.S. communications networks. But on Friday, Pai said in a letter to Congress that he shared the concerns of U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, March 26- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Monday said he was proposing new rules to bar the use of funds from a government program to purchase equipment or services from companies that pose a security threat to U.S. communications networks. But on Friday, Pai said in a letter to Congress that he shared the concerns of U.S....

  • FCC head on tech regulation

    FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr weighs in on the regulatory possibilities for technology companies in the wake of the Facebook data scandal.

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said he shares the concerns of U.S. lawmakers about espionage threats from Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co and plans to take "proactive steps" to ensure the integrity of the U.S. communications supply chain. An FCC spokesman declined to comment. Chinese firms have come...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said in a letter released Friday he plans to take "proactive steps" to ensure the integrity of the communications supply chain after concerns about Chinese firms. The top U.S. telecommunications regulator said in a letter to lawmakers that he shares their concerns about the "security...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said in a letter released Friday he plans to take "proactive steps" to ensure the integrity of the communications supply chain after concerns about by Chinese firms. The top U.S. telecommunications regulator said in a letter to lawmakers that he shares their concerns about the "security...

  • WASHINGTON, March 6- The chairman of the U.S. telecoms regulator proposed on Tuesday directing $954 million to restore and expand communications networks in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands that were heavily damaged during the 2017 hurricane season. As of Monday, the Federal Communications Commission said 4.3 percent of cell sites in Puerto Rico and 14...

  • WASHINGTON, March 6- Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai proposed on Tuesday directing $954 million toward restoring and expanding communications networks in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands heavily damaged during the 2017 hurricane season. In September, 95 percent of cell sites were out of service in Puerto Rico and 75 percent in the...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- Verizon Communications Inc and its Straight Path Communications unit paid a $614 million civil penalty as part of a January 2017 settlement with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, the agency said on Wednesday. The telecommunications regulator said the settlement resolved an investigation into allegations that Straight Path...

  • Chairman Ajit Pai speaks ahead of the vote on the repeal of so called net neutrality rules at the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, December 14, 2017.

    The FCC wants a "transparency rule" on business practices to be backed up by government enforcement, Ajit Pai says.

  • Comcast's strategic bid for Sky a good deal, says analyst

    Brett Harris, Gabelli & Company research analyst, and Arash Massoudi, The Financial Times report, talk about Comcast's $31 billion bid for Sky.

  • Chairman Ajit Pai speaks ahead of the vote on the repeal of so called net neutrality rules at the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, December 14, 2017.

    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai talks with CNBC's Jon Fortt at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain about mergers in the media space, next-generation mobile speed, the Sinclair-Tribune deal, and net neutrality.