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Getty Images | PM Images reader comments 90 with 43 posters participating Share this story The Federal Communications Commission today unanimously approved a rule that aims to minimize space debris by requiring low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites to be disposed no more than five years after being taken out of service. “The new rules shorten the ..

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Getty Images | B4LLS reader comments 52 with 47 posters participating Share this story The Federal Communications Commission today released a plan to require mobile carriers to block a wide range of illegal text messages. “In this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), we propose to require mobile wireless providers to block illegal text messages, building ..

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Getty Images | SOPA Images reader comments 121 with 64 posters participating Share this story SpaceX’s Starlink division has appealed the Federal Communications Commission decision to block it from receiving $885.51 million in broadband funding. Starlink called the funding reversal “grossly unfair” and “flawed as a matter of both law and policy.” The appeal submitted ..

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Enlarge / Artist’s impression of low Earth-orbit satellites like those launched by SpaceX and OneWeb. reader comments 52 with 38 posters participating Share this story The Federal Communications Commission has a plan to minimize space junk by requiring low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites to be disposed no more than five years after being taken out ..

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Getty Images | Matt Anderson Photography reader comments 84 with 63 posters participating Share this story The Federal Communications Commission has collected precise broadband availability information from Internet service providers for the first time and aims to release a first draft of a new broadband map in November, FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel wrote Friday. The ..

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Getty Images | Andrey Denisyuk reader comments 54 with 43 posters participating Share this story T-Mobile won the lion’s share of spectrum licenses in the latest Federal Communications Commission auction, helping it fill rural network gaps that evoked comparisons to Swiss cheese. T-Mobile’s winning bids totaled $304.3 million, letting it obtain 7,156 licenses out of ..

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reader comments 53 with 41 posters participating Share this story Several US government agencies are having a busy week for doling out broadband deployment funding to ISPs and state governments. Today, the FCC announced $791.6 million for six broadband providers, covering network expansions to over 350,000 homes and businesses in 19 states. The ISPs will ..

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Getty Images | peterhowell reader comments 48 with 30 posters participating Share this story Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has ordered mobile carriers to explain what geolocation data they collect from customers and how they use it. Rosenworcel’s probe could be the first step toward stronger action—but the agency’s authority in this area is ..

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Enlarge / Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel during a House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee hearing on March 31, 2022, in Washington, DC. Getty Images | Kevin Dietsch reader comments 111 with 94 posters participating Share this story Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel is aiming to increase the agency’s broadband speed standard from ..

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Getty Images | grinvalds reader comments 22 with 21 posters participating Share this story The Federal Communications Commission today said it closed a robocall loophole by requiring small phone companies to implement the caller ID authentication technology known as STIR and SHAKEN. Large voice providers were required to implement STIR/SHAKEN a year ago. But there ..

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