Articles about US Federal Communications Commission

China's Huawei, ZTE declared 'national security threats' to US

01 Jul 2020

Business
China's Huawei, ZTE declared 'national security threats' to US

In a major move, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has declared Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE 'national security threats' to America.

US regulator repeals Obama-era net neutrality rules, amid widespread criticism

15 Dec 2017

World
US regulator repeals Obama-era net neutrality rules, amid widespread criticism

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted 3-2 in favor of dismantling net neutrality.

Why do Americans hate this Indian in Trump's administration?

24 Nov 2017

World
Why do Americans hate this Indian in Trump's administration?

Ajit Pai, President Donald Trump's Indian-origin Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is at the center of a controversy after proposing an end to net neutrality.

Tesla and Google come to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico's aid

09 Oct 2017

Technology
Tesla and Google come to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico's aid

Hurricane Maria has had its toll on Puerto Rico. Majority of the area still lacks power, there's an acute shortage of running water and the communication services are in a disarray.

US FCC votes to get rid of net neutrality

20 May 2017

World
US FCC votes to get rid of net neutrality

In the first step towards removing net neutrality, the US Federal Communications Commission voted to end the rules that came into force in 2015.

Top US regulator considering rolling back net neutrality

27 Apr 2017

World
Top US regulator considering rolling back net neutrality

Less than a month after the US allowed internet service providers to release data without consumers' consent, Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai has suggested rolling back net neutrality.

Internet privacy: US opens doors for exploitation of users' data

04 Apr 2017

World
Internet privacy: US opens doors for exploitation of users' data

US President Donald Trump on April 4 signed into effect a resolution allowing internet service providers to release consumers' web usage data to companies without seeking their consent, revoking recent privacy rules that made it mandatory for them to obtain permission first.

TRAI wants to stop the auto-playing video advertisements

27 Aug 2016

India
TRAI wants to stop the auto-playing video advertisements

Considering the fact that the auto-playing video advertisements end up making the consumers pay more, telecom regulator TRAI has decided to take action against these auto-playing video ads.