Appeals Court Shuts Down Verizon's Roaming Complaint
A U.S. appeals court today rejected Verizon's claims that the Federal Communications Commission did not have the authority to enact a mandatory roaming requirement between competing carriers. In 2011, the FCC ruled that wireless network operators have to allow competitors' customers to roam onto their data networks at fair rates. Verizon challenged the ruling, believing the FCC was overreaching its purview. The court sided with the FCC, stating that it does have such authority, and that the mandate does not amount to "unfair government seizure" as Verizon complained.
Court: FCC Allowed to Manage Tower Siting Process
An appeals court sided with the FCC recently in a decision that upholds the agency's authority to accelerate the process of gaining local approval for cell towers. The U.S.
Flat Wireless Alleges Verizon Charging Unfair Roaming Rates
Flat Wireless, a Texas-based company, has filed a complaint with the FCC over roaming rates charged by Verizon Wireless. Flat said Verizon's data rates are "unjust and unreasonable in absolute terms and in relation to charges assessed by Verizon Wireless for similar services to its retail customers, MVNOs, and to international roaming partners.
Appeals Court Upholds FCC's Net Neutrality Rules
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia today upheld the FCC's 2015 net neutrality rules.
Trade Groups Renew Attack On Net Neutrality
Several trade organizations are asking a U.S. Court of Appeals to reverse a decision made last month that upheld the FCC's open internet order.
Honestly....the FCC is getting out of control and becoming a rogue agency....
The purpose of the FCC is to determine what frequencies radio stations can operate on so as to m...