The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.
President Obama is again challenging major cable and telephone companies by encouraging the FCC to pre-empt state laws that stifle competition for high-speed internet service.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler appears poised to propose new rules that would classify Internet service providers as public utilities in a move designed to ensure everyone has the same access to free content online.
Saying the word ‘Redskins’ on the air isn’t obscene or profane — at least not according to the Federal Communications Commission.
The FCC has eliminated the ‘sports blackout’ rule that allowed restriction of television broadcasts in local TV markets.
The commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission says it’s time to repeal NFL television blackout rules.
In an attempt to curry favor with regulators, AT&T said that, if it’s allowed to buy DIRECTV, it will be able to afford an expansion of fiber connections into more homes.
The Federal Communications Commission says more hotel and motel operators are allowing guests to dial 9-1-1 directly in the event of an emergency.
Thousands of hotels do not allow guests to directly reach emergency services when they dial 911, according to a national survey taken after a death in a Texas motel.
A grandfather’s initiative to allow hotel guests to dial 911 without having to press 9 first has received attention from an FCC official who is now seeking more information.
An advocacy group says two-thirds of all wireless 911 calls in Texas don’t provide enough location information for the caller, violating federal requirements.
The partial government shutdown affects a number of agencies and services here in DFW.