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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai declines to brief Congressional Committee over location data controversy

FCC CHAIRMAN AJIT PAI DECLINES TO BRIEF CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE OVER LOCATION DATA CONTROVERSY

The chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr., criticized FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today for his refusal...

FCC pauses review of T-Mobile-Sprint merger due to government shutdown

FCC PAUSES REVIEW OF T-MOBILE-SPRINT MERGER DUE TO GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

The FCC has once again paused the 180-day shot clock on its review of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. The FCC has confirmed that it paused...

 
 
 
Google will update Pixel 3 for Band 48 support

GOOGLE WILL UPDATE PIXEL 3 FOR BAND 48 SUPPORT

Back in November, Google sent a letter to the FCC which that was recently made available to the public. The letter explained that Google...

Samsung Galaxy M20 goes through the FCC with a 6.13-inch screen

SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 GOES THROUGH THE FCC WITH A 6.13-INCH SCREEN

Just as 2018 was drawing to a close, the FCC published its certification documents for Samsung's upcoming Galaxy M10, and today the...

 
 
 
FCC chairman Ajit Pai makes annual CES trip cancellation, this time due to government shutdown

FCC CHAIRMAN AJIT PAI MAKES ANNUAL CES TRIP CANCELLATION, THIS TIME DUE TO GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai will not make a trip to CES 2019 next week in Las Vegas, nor will FCC commissioner...

FCC Chairman Pai celebrates the agency's repeal of net neutrality

FCC CHAIRMAN PAI CELEBRATES THE AGENCY'S REPEAL OF NET NEUTRALITY

With 2018 going down as the year that the FCC repealed net neutrality, the agency's chairman took a victory lap today. Ajit Pai, who...

 
 
 
Huawei Y6 (2019) Will Apparently Have Smaller Battery Capacity Than Its Predecessor

HUAWEI Y6 (2019) WILL APPARENTLY HAVE SMALLER BATTERY CAPACITY THAN ITS PREDECESSOR

A new iteration of Huawei's Y6 (2019) affordable smartphone is on the way and will feature a downgraded battery compared to the 2018...

FCC approves Google's research into radar controls for smart devices

FCC APPROVES GOOGLE'S RESEARCH INTO RADAR CONTROLS FOR SMART DEVICES

Touchscreens are useful, but they're old tech. We need something new. Google's Project Soli, a radar-based control scheme that would...

 
 
 
New Sonos S18 satellite speaker shows up in FCC filing

NEW SONOS S18 SATELLITE SPEAKER SHOWS UP IN FCC FILING

A new FCC filing may have outed upcoming Sonos speakers. The documents appear to show the company is planning on releasing new satellite...

Samsung Galaxy M10 Detailed In FCC Certification, Could Launch Soon

SAMSUNG GALAXY M10 DETAILED IN FCC CERTIFICATION, COULD LAUNCH SOON

Samsung's as-yet-unreleased Galaxy M10 has now been spotted passing through the FCC, hinting at new details about the device and indicating...

 
 
 
The FCC will suspend operations on Thursday if the US Government shutdown continues

THE FCC WILL SUSPEND OPERATIONS ON THURSDAY IF THE US GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN CONTINUES

Unless you've just come out of hibernation, you probably know that there's a temporary government shutdown in the United States right...

AT&T Power Drum iPhone, Apple Watch wireless power bank hits FCC

AT&T POWER DRUM IPHONE, APPLE WATCH WIRELESS POWER BANK HITS FCC

Perhaps 2019 will be the year of the Airpower but until Apple finally launches its long-promised wireless charger, others will try...

 
 
 
AT&T's Qi-compatible Power Drum is a portable wireless charger and power bank

AT&T'S QI-COMPATIBLE POWER DRUM IS A PORTABLE WIRELESS CHARGER AND POWER BANK

FCC and Wireless Power Consortium approval has just been received by an upcoming battery powered power bank and wireless charger that...

AT&T planning 2-in-1 ‘Power Drum' Apple Watch & iPhone charger with integrated battery

AT&T PLANNING 2-IN-1 ‘POWER DRUM' APPLE WATCH & IPHONE CHARGER WITH INTEGRATED BATTERY

According to an FCC filing, AT&T is looking to join the ever-growing wireless charger accessory market. The company is purportedly...

 
 
 
Windstream's Kinetic TV set-top box w/ Android TV hits FCC, may launch with Android Pie

WINDSTREAM'S KINETIC TV SET-TOP BOX W/ ANDROID TV HITS FCC, MAY LAUNCH WITH ANDROID PIE

Just this week Google revealed new information about Android TV, confirming that over 100 pay TV operators are using the platform....

Entry-level Nokia TA-1124 spotted with Snapdragon 439, 2GB of RAM, and more

ENTRY-LEVEL NOKIA TA-1124 SPOTTED WITH SNAPDRAGON 439, 2GB OF RAM, AND MORE

The Nokia 3.1 Plus HMD Global already has an extensive lineup of budget smartphones ranging from the Nokia 1 to the Nokia 5.1. But...

 
 
 
The FCC is giving carriers control over text messages

THE FCC IS GIVING CARRIERS CONTROL OVER TEXT MESSAGES

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business...

FCC hits Swarm with $900k fine over unauthorized satellite launch

FCC HITS SWARM WITH $900K FINE OVER UNAUTHORIZED SATELLITE LAUNCH

Earlier this year, a startup called Swarm Technologies was accused of launching four small satellites without permission. The revelation...

 
 
 
T-Mobile gains Sprint merger approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States

T-MOBILE GAINS SPRINT MERGER APPROVAL FROM THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN THE UNITED STATES

The two wireless providers must still receive approval from the FCC and the DOJ By Sarah D. Young of ConsumerAffairs December 18, 2018 T-Mobile...

T-Mobile and Sprint merger officially cleared by US national security panel, still needs FCC & DOJ approval

T-MOBILE AND SPRINT MERGER OFFICIALLY CLEARED BY US NATIONAL SECURITY PANEL, STILL NEEDS FCC & DOJ APPROVAL

It was reported on Friday that T-Mobile and Sprint would likely receive approval from U.S. national security officials for their $26...