Verizon Wireless has denied it is blocking consumer access to Google Wallet, telling the FCC that the contactless payment application is not supported on Verizon devices because of integration obstacles.
Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile USA all agreed to offer nationwide text-to-911 services by May 15, 2014, with "major deployments" starting next year.
The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning enforcement of the Federal Communications Commission's indecency regulation reaches beyond the broadcast industry into the telecom sector.
There's probably no simpler way to say this than the squeaky wheel gets the grease--especially in Washington, D.C.--where online video provider Boxee has managed to bring attention and possible resolution to cable's basic tier encryption policies and, perhaps, resurrect the AllVid initiative, research firm IMS Research said.
The Federal Communications Commission said it has stopped the clock on its 180-day review of the spectrum deals Verizon Wireless struck with major cable MSOs in December, in order to give it more time to review a spectrum swap Verizon announced earlier this week with T-Mobile.
A bipartisan House committee resolution voicing opposition to proposed international regulation of the Internet won praise Thursday from the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.
Julie Veach, deputy counsel at the Federal Communications Commission, has been named the new chief of the FCC Wireline Competition Bureau.
Sharon Gillett has resigned as chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission. Julie Veach has been named to take her place, effective June 30, the FCC announced.
Eyeing possible overhaul of federal rules affecting the nation's online-video space, a U.S. House panel will examine the industry's regulatory framework at a June 27 hearing.
Major U.S. broadcast television networks today pledged to extend the TV content-ratings system to their full-length programming accessible over the Internet. ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, as well as Spanish-language broadcasters Telefutara, Telemundo and Univision have agreed to begin displaying content-rating information for their full-length on the Internet.