Consumers seeking readily accessible information or to lodge complaints related to issues that the Federal Communications Commission oversees can go to a new recently launched online help center.
Federal officials alleged that the company charged customers millions of dollars for third-party subscriptions or services such as horoscopes, love tips and celebrity gossip that they never ordered or authorized.
Handing a victory to T-Mobile US and smaller carriers, the FCC agreed to provide guidance on what exactly constitutes a "commercially reasonable" data roaming agreement. The move represents a blow to AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless, which had urged against such action.
Federal communications regulators are seeking public comment on recommendations from a new report to help reduce smartphone thefts, which is conservatively estimated at about 1 million annually and growing.
Federal regulators this week issued a warning against the use of cellphone jammers – even by state and local law enforcement agencies – that block or interfere with communications, especially emergency calls.
The Federal Communications Commission is seeking comment on a proposed roadmap that would use available WiFi and Bluetooth technology to help locate emergency 911 callers inside buildings, according to a public notice posted by regulators Nov. 20.
Federal regulators recently announced a deal with T-Mobile that would provide customers with more accurate information about their mobile broadband speeds, especially those whose speeds have been reduced after reaching the monthly data cap. The Federal Communications Commission said Nov. 24 that T-Mobile will fully implement the agreement within 60 days.
Federal regulators recently announced that they will delay a spectrum auction, which would resell television airwaves to wireless carriers, until early 2016, citing a lawsuit from broadcasters.
Considerable debate continues over whether channels in the 5.9 gigahertz band should be shared or solely dedicated to new passenger vehicles wirelessly exchanging information with each other, according to a recent Congressional Research Service brief.
The Federal Communications Commission Oct. 22 released a second batch of nearly 2.5 million comments about its net neutrality plan that would permit faster Internet service for some websites willing to pay for it.