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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government, created by Congressional statute (see 47 U.S.C. § 151 and 47 U.S.C. § 154), and with the majority of its commissioners appointed by the current President. The FCC works towards six goals in the areas of broadband, competition, the spectrum, the media, public safety and homeland security. The Commission is also in the process of modernizing itself. The FCC was formed by the Communications Act of 1934 to replace the radio regulation functions of the Federal Radio Commission. The FCC took over wire communication regulation from the Interstate Commerce Commission. The FCC's mandated jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. The FCC also provides varied degrees of cooperation, oversight, and leadership for similar communications bodies in other countries of North America. The FCC is funded entirely by regulatory fees. It has an estimated fiscal-2011 budget of US$335.8 million and a proposed fiscal-2012 budget of $354.2 million. It has 1,898 federal employees. [Wikipedia]

Sony Xperia Z Ultra LTE Edition Arrives At The FCC

08/11/2013, When you have a particular device arrive at the FCC, it can more or less mean only one thing – it is about to be released to the masses, ready to hit the market, in most cases, anyways. As for the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, apparently the device in its...

LG Optimus L9 II Could Have Hit The FCC

08/09/2013, All right, while the world is still abuzz with word of LG’s latest flagship, the LG G2, this does not mean that the South Korean consumer electronics giant does not have some of its attention pointed elsewhere. No sir, there is a very real possibility...

Acer DA241HL/Gateway N1-2400 Hits The FCC

08/08/2013, Just in case you feel a little bit confused by the title that concerns what seems to be two different devices, fret not – they are basically one and the same, where the Acer DA241HL, also known as the Gateway N1-2400, has already arrived at the FCC,...

Adidas miCoach X_Cell Arrives At The FCC

08/05/2013, Folks over at the FCC must have had a field day with smartphones going through their work list, but this does not mean they do not have other kinds of upcoming consumer electronics devices to handle – case in point, the Adidas miCoach X_Cell. We...

DataWind Ubislate 3G7 Tablet Arrives At The FCC

08/04/2013, We have seen some DataWind products in the past before, and we are quite sure that we have not quite seen the last of it, either. After all, they are the ones behind tablet devices that are extremely easy on the pockets – and the Aakash tablet in...

Sony Xperia Honami Hits The FCC

07/28/2013, Over the past couple of weeks or so, we have seen our fair share of devices that have made their way over to the FCC, which is more or less one of the final hurdles that a particular piece of consumer electronics device has to go through before it is...

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Could Have Arrived At The FCC Already

07/25/2013, The folks over at the FCC have gotten hold of what could very well be the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablet that will be headed towards AT&T, as it is a 7” tablet with the model name SM-T217A, and if you were to take the tape measure to go through this...

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07/23/2013, The FCC has been busy bees all this while, and there does not seem to be any rest made available for them. In fact, the folks over at the FCC have recently approved a new and mysterious LG D801 smartphone, where there has been no official designation for...

Sony PS4 Makes It Past The FCC

07/22/2013, How many of you out there cannot wait to get your hands around a shiny new Sony PS4? I am quite sure it is quite a huge number, especially when you consider how the pre-order for the Sony PS4 has sold out not too long after it has been opened for the...

Kyocera C6750 Hits The FCC, Prepped For Verizon Debut

07/21/2013, Whenever a particular device arrives at the FCC, it will more or less mean just one thing – that it is being prepared to roll out to hit the masses, and that news alone should make most folks let out a whoop of joy. Of course, this would only apply...

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