FCC

(ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/GettyImages)

SF Net Neutrality Proponents Applaud President Obama’s Plan To Keep Internet Free

San Francisco Bay Area companies that have joined a national coalition to fight for net neutrality include Reddit, Imgur, Y Combinator and Netflix.

11/10/2014

Netflix

Netflix, Twitter & Reddit Plan Internet ‘Slowdown’ To Call For Net Neutrality

Several websites, big and small, are taking a stance in the new battle over net neutrality with an Internet “slowdown” Wednesday.

09/10/2014

(credit: LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: FCC Extends Public Comment Deadline On Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission says it’s extending the deadline for public to comment on a net neutrality proposal because the response has swamped the agency’s website.

07/15/2014

(CBS)

FCC Decision On Net Neutrality Could Lead To Priority Internet Fast Lanes For A Price

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to move ahead with a proposal of new rules that could set standards for Internet providers who wish to create paid priority fast lanes on their networks.

05/15/2014

hi tech generic, laptop, technology

Larry Magid: Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

A federal appeals court in Washington has struck down the FCC’s net neutrality rules, but what does it mean for the consumer?

01/15/2014

An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Obama’s Order May End Spectrum Crunch For Cellphone Users

President Barack Obama signed a memorandum Friday that frees up wireless spectrum that the government is not using for private sector use.

06/14/2013

An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

Larry Magid: FCC Looking Into Faster Wi-Fi On Airplanes

It’s great that we can now get the Internet on planes now, but often times the connection is too slow. The Federal Communications Commission is reportedly taking steps to bring faster, cheaper Wi-Fi connections on airplanes.

05/10/2013

People mingle in front of a display of LG Electronics televisions at a trade show. (Fredrick J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Palo Alto Congresswoman’s Law Turns Down Volume On TV Commercials

TV viewing could soon sound a little calmer. The CALM Act, which limits the volume of TV commercials, goes into effect on Thursday.

12/13/2012

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

AT&T Denies Cell Phone Towers Interfere With Oakland Police Radios

Problems with the Oakland police radio system over the past year were not caused by interference from AT&T cell phone towers, according to the company.

09/06/2012

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

AT&T Cellphone Towers Blamed For Oakland Police Radio Failures

Dual investigations by the City of Oakland and the Federal Communication Commission have determined AT&T cellphone towers are responsible for the interference plaguing the Oakland Police radio system.

08/20/2012

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 56,732 other followers