FCC to Increase Availability of FCC ID Numbers
The Federal Communications Commission today announced plans to increase the availability of company-specific identification codes in order to help swell the total potential number of unique FCC IDs that can be assigned to devices. The FCC says today's action is necessary, as the number of new devices seeking permission to use wireless signals has skyrocketed in recent years. The FCC also said it is exploring new ways that it might approve of such devices, as its current resources for evaluating the safety parameters of wireless equipment is strained.
Jun 8, 2018
The FCC took more actions this week to protect consumers from unwanted charges and changes to their telephone service. First, the agency wants to prevent the fraudulent use of toll-free numbers for text messaging.
Oct 4, 2018
Instagram today introduced a new customizable identification card called Nametag. The goal is to help people easily find the Instagram profiles of those they meet via their phones.
Apr 17, 2018
The FCC today moved forward with a plan that would make it harder and/or more expensive for U.S. companies to buy equipment from corporations that might pose a security risk.
Dec 12, 2018
Canada has released Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's CFO, after her lawyers convinced a judge to grant bail. Meng was arrested in Vancouver on December 1 at the behest of the U.S.