FCC demands Apple, Google remove TikTok from their app stores by July 8
FCC Commissioner, Brendan Carr, posted an open letter to his Twitter account to both Apple and Google requesting they both remove the popular social media app TikTok app from their app stores due to growing national security concerns over the app.
US Regulator FCC Allows Mobile Use of Starlink
The FCC has approved SpaceX's satellite internet service for use on ships, cars, and planes. Surf while driving: The US regulator Federal Communications Commission (FCC) allows the use of Starlink in various vehicles that are in motion. For US aerospace company SpaceX, this is an important step in further expanding its satellite internet service.
A decade-long journey to change satellite TV in south Pinal slowly marches on
Mike Weasner.Courtesy of Mike Weasner. In 2009, soon after Mike Weasner and his wife Laurraine moved into the house they built on three acres of land in Oracle, they were surprised when a DirecTV installer told them the satellite television provider carried local stations from Phoenix, not Tucson, depriving them of local news, advertising, and, more importantly, emergency information.
Citing lack of access, area residents ask mayor to set up interim board of directors at WLPZ
LEOMINSTER — Citizens and area residents hoping to increase access to Leominster’s community radio station are asking the mayor to establish an interim board of directors at the station.
FCC Announces New State Partners in Fight Against Robocalls
Regulatory agency adds five states, now 27 are partners in robocall investigation team. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced the addition of five new states as part of a group dedicated to investigating illegal robocalls and enforcing federal laws prohibiting abuse.
Destroying Huawei Technology Will Be Much More Expensive Than Expected
Cellular operators need $5.6-billion, but the Federal Communications Commission only has about a third of that money. Federal Communications Commission USA: The price of upgrading and replacing Chinese technology in US cellular networks will be significantly higher than the government had anticipated. According to Federal Communications Commission Chair Jessica Rosenworcel, US carriers have requested reimbursements of around $5.6-billion to "disassemble and replace" their existing Huawei and ZTE infrastructure, as Trump said - Government ordered.
Consumer Groups Call for Action on Illegal Robocalls
Advocates Ask FCC for Action on "Gateway Providers" The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) filed comments this week with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asking for action to stop illegal robocalls of foreign origin from reaching American phones by way of “gateway providers.”