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  • In March, the FCC granted an emergency temporary waiver to Jewish community centers and telecommunications carriers that serve them to help track down callers who have made threats by unmasking phone numbers used to call in threats. FCC rules generally require phone companies to respect a calling partys request to have caller-ID information blocked from...

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Tuesday it would not take any action over thousands of complaints about a crude joke that late-night television host Stephen Colbert told about U.S. FCC spokesman Neil Grace said the agency had reviewed the complaints and "concluded that there was nothing actionable under the FCC's rules."

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Tuesday it will not impose any fine or take any action after receiving thousands of complaints about a May 1 broadcast of CBS Corp's "Late Show with Stephen Colbert." Talk show comedian Stephen Colbert made a joke about President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin that was...

  • May 23- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday it will not impose any fine or take any action after receiving thousands of complaints about a May 1 broadcast of CBS Corp's "Late Show with Stephen Colbert." Talk show comedian Stephen Colbert made a joke about President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin that was bleeped before...

  • FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION SAYS IT WILL NOT FINE CBS CORP OVER "LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT" BROADCAST.

  • Federal Communication Commission Chairman Ajit Pai

    John Oliver and other advocates are wrong about net neutrality, Ian Tuttle write on National Review.

  • FCC moves to rollback Obama-era internet rules

    Robert McDowell, former FCC commissioner, weighs in on regulating the internet, consumer empowerment and net neutrality.

  • FCC chairman Ajit Pai has proposed the commission repeal the rules that reclassified internet service providers as if they were utilities. The public will have until mid-August to offer comments before the FCC votes on a final plan. Pai wants public input on whether the FCC has the authority or should keep its "bright line" rules barring internet companies from...

  • FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION VOTES 2-1 TO ADVANCE PROPOSAL TO REPEAL OBAMA ERA "NET NEUTRALITY" RULES.

  • FCC chairman Ajit Pai disclosed in April the agency may withdraw "bright line" rules barring internet companies from blocking, throttling or giving "fast lanes" to some websites. "In the rubble of this week, the FCC is formally starting the process of destroying net neutrality," Senator Brian Schatz, a Democrat, said on Wednesday. A number of Democratic senators plan...

  • The company, which had a market value of $2.14 billion as of Thursday, could be of interest to wireless and cable companies, the sources told Reuters. Bloomberg was the first to report Globalstar's plan to sell itself. Investors are expecting a wave of deal-making in the telecom industry this year after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission lifted a ban on...

  • The attacks came soon after Oliver on Sunday urged viewers to file electronic comments with the FCC opposing the plan unveiled by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to reverse rules implemented under President Barack Obama that boosted government regulatory powers over internet service providers. Oliver in his HBO show "Last Week Tonight" owned by Time Warner Inc urged...

  • Investors had high hopes for specific details on merger discussions on the company's post-earnings conference call from Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son, who is chief executive of Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, Sprint's controlling shareholder. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission barred merger talks among telecommunications companies for over a...

  • The company, majority owned by Japan's SoftBank Corp, said its net loss narrowed to $283 million, or 7 cents per share in the fourth quarter ended March 31, from $554 million, or 14 cents per share, a year earlier. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission barred merger talks among telecommunications companies for over a year as it conducted a $19.8 billion auction...

  • *First-quarter rev $3.68 bln vs est. *EPS 76 cents vs est. Dish was the second-largest winner in the U.S. Federal Communications Commission auction of broadcaster airwaves this year, bidding $6.2 billion to increase its spectrum holdings.

  • *First-quarter rev $3.68 bln vs est. *EPS 76 cents vs est. Dish was the second-largest winner in the U.S. Federal Communications Commission auction of broadcaster airwaves this year, bidding $6.2 billion to increase its spectrum holdings.

  • The decision by the full appeals court in Washington not to reconsider a three-judge panel's ruling that upheld the ruling comes days after Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed to undo the 2015 net neutrality that reclassified internet providers like public utilities.

  • *First-quarter rev $3.68 bln vs est. *EPS 76 cents vs est. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission barred merger talks among telecommunications companies for over a year as it conducted a $19.8 billion auction of airwaves from broadcasters for wireless use.

  • May 1- Dish Network Corp said on Monday its quarterly revenue missed analyst estimates as the U.S. satellite TV provider lost more subscribers than expected. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission barred merger talks among telecommunications companies for over a year as it conducted a $19.8 billion auction of airwaves from broadcasters for wireless...

  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, named by Trump in January, disclosed his intent Wednesday to repeal the Obama era rules that reclassified internet service and tightly regulated providers as if they were utilities. The FCC also plans to scrap the 2015 internet conduct standard and an ombudsman position created to hear complaints of net neutrality violations.