FCC

Joe Biden

White House to hold second Competition Council meet today

The White House is set to hold the second meeting of its Competition Council on Monday, federal agencies said over the weekend.

Platform News: Tech Titans including Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple

How Big Tech is faring against US lawsuits and probes

Big Tech platforms Meta Platforms and Google have been hit with a series of antitrust lawsuits by the US federal government and states on charges they are operating monopolies and ...

Platform News: 5G and data transfer

US warns 5G wireless use could prompt flight diversions

The US Federal Aviation Administration has warned that interference from planned use of 5G wireless spectrum posed an air safety risk and could result in flight diversions.

FCC - Federal Communications Commission

US appeals court will not block China Telecom revocation order

A federal appeals court has declined China Telecom Corp’s emergency bid to halt a US Federal Communications Commission order withdrawing its authority to provide services in ...

FCC - Federal Communications Commission

FCC nominee does not support US internet rate regulation

President Joe Biden’s pick for a seat on the Federal Communications Commission told a US Senate Committee she does not back government regulation of broadband rates.

AT&T

AT&T and Verizon agree to new precautions to address 5G air safety concerns

AT&T and Verizon Communications on Wednesday agreed to adopt new precautionary measures to address air safety concerns raised from the planned use of C-Band spectrum for 5G wir...

Rosenworsel

US FCC chief confident 5G wireless dispute can be resolved

Federal Communications Commission chair Jessica Rosenworcel has said she is confident questions raised about the impact of planned use of spectrum for 5G wireless communications on...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

Biden signs legislation to tighten US restrictions on Huawei and ZTE

US President Joe Biden has signed legislation to prevent companies like Huawei Technologies Co or ZTE Corp that are deemed security threats from receiving new equipment licenses fr...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

US to open program to replace Huawei equipment in US networks

The US Federal Communications Commission has said it would open a $1.9 billion program to reimburse mostly rural US telecom carriers for removing network equipment made by Chinese ...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

FCC votes to finalize program to replace Huawei equipment in US networks

The US Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to finalize a $1.9 billion program to reimburse mostly rural US carriers for removing equipment from telecommunications n...

FCC - Federal Communications Commission

Groups urge Biden to nominate FCC commissioner to speed net neutrality reinstatement

More than 50 US groups have urged President Biden to fill the open seat on the US Federal Communications Commission in order to begin the process of reinstating net neutrality rule...

White House

White House would back smaller broadband internet boost

The White House has said it was willing to accept a smaller GOP proposal to spend $65 billion to expand high-speed broadband internet to unserved areas as it seeks to win Republica...

Platform Industry: Sleepy Joe Biden talking to a small room of activists

Returning the favour? Biden revokes Trump’s social media order

US President Biden has officially revoked an executive order by President Donald J Trump that had directed regulators to limit liability protections for social media businesses.

FCC - Federal Communications Commission

US broadband industry accused in ‘fake’ net neutrality comments

The broadband industry in 2017 funded a campaign that generated millions of fake comments to create the impression of grassroots opposition to net neutrality rules while the US Fed...

Platform Industry: US and China Relations and Politics

FCC commissioner urges tougher steps on Chinese network equipment

Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr has called for new steps to ensure Huawei and ZTE equipment is barred from US telecommunications networks and ensure no electronic ...