FCC Asks Congress To Back Interference Plan
Sep 9, 2004, 1:53 PM by (staff)
Appearing before congress, FCC Chairman Michael Powell yesterday proposed a new law to back the FCC's proposal for fixing intereference issues between Nextel's network and public safety radio systems. The law would prevent Nextel from rejecting the plan, and prevent Verizon Wireless from suing to stop it.
FCC Fines T-Mobile $60,000 for Failing to Secure Antennas
The FCC today proposed a fine of $60,000 against T-Mobile, which it says failed to adequately warn and prevent the public from stepping too close to cellular antennas. Specifically, T-Mobile didn't properly block off nor place signs near three antennas (2 AWS, 1 PCS) on a building in Phoenix, Ariz.
Washington State First to Approve Its Own Net Neutrality Rules
The State of Washington on Monday approved its own set of laws regulating net neutrality after the FCC voted in December to scrap such laws at the federal level. The law bans internet providers from throttling and/or blocking content, and also mandates that they make public their network management policies.
T-Mobile Fined $17.5 Million Over 911 Outage
T-Mobile has settled with the FCC regarding two separate 911 outages on its national wireless network that prevented customers from reaching emergency services for a period of three hours. T-Mobile agreed to pay the FCC $17.5 million in fines and take steps to improve the strength of its network and 911 services.
FCC Moves to Better Protect Against Unwanted Calls
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler today circulated a new proposal for taming unwanted robocalls and text messages to mobile phones. According to the FCC, the proposal is a response to more than a dozen petitions seeking clarity on when robocalls and other phone-based outreach is permitted.
HAHA TAKE THAT VERIZON!!
MrFisch13 said:Not exactly an astute argument, but one I'll nevertheless agree with. Verizon needs to stop attempting to squash the competition and...
I hate them they think they own wireless and get in everyones buisness