Scam Robocalls Ringing In The Millions In DFWConsumers received more than 18 billion robocalls in 2017, a 75 percent increase from the year before, according the CBS News.
FCC Shuts Down Alex Jones' Pirate Flagship Radio StationThe Federal Communications Commission has shut down a pirate radio station that served as the flagship outlet for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
Tribune Calls Off $3.9B Buyout By SinclairTribune is withdrawing from its $3.9 billion buyout by Sinclair and it's filing a lawsuit against it, citing breach of contract.
Missile-Alert Mistake Feeds Doubts About A Real EmergencyA blunder that caused more than a million people in Hawaii to fear that they were about to be struck by a nuclear missile fed skepticism Sunday about the government's ability to keep them informed in a real emergency.
FCC Votes Down Obama-Era 'Net Neutrality' RulesThe Federal Communications Commission has voted on party lines to undo sweeping Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that guaranteed equal access to internet.
The FCC's Fight Against Phone-Y CallsThe Federal Communications Commission is vowing to "facilitate blocking of illegal robocalls." But it's a slow process. They say, "In terms of call authentication, we are still in the preliminary stage."
FCC: Over 12,000 911 Calls Failed During AT&T OutageAn investigation by the U.S. federal telecom regulator says about 12,600 callers couldn't reach 911 directly from their cellphones during a five-hour AT&T outage on March 8.
FCC Beefs Up Emergency Cellphone AlertsThe federal government is beefing up emergency cellphone alerts like the one used in New York to advertise a search for a bombing suspect earlier in September.
AT&T Hit With $100M Fine For Its 'Unlimited' Data PlansAT&T Mobility LLC has been hit with a $100 million fine for offering consumers "unlimited" data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they hit a certain amount.
FCC Approves 'Net Neutrality' RegulationsThe Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.
Most Texas Wireless 911 Calls Lack Location 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.