FCC Says They Need More Time To Review T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

As some of you guys might have heard, T-Mobile and Sprint will be merging, or at least that’s the plan. Of course given the size of both companies and their roles in the market, safe to say that there is a lot that needs to be reviewed before the merger can officially go through, but unfortunately it seems that part of the process has been put on hold.


T-Mobile Says Boost, MetroPCS, Virgin Will Remain Ever After Sprint Merger

Earlier this year, T-Mobile and Sprint’s plans for a merger were officially announced. Whether or not this merger will actually go through remains to be seen, but there are some concerns as to what this merger could mean for those who are on other networks such as Boost, MetroPCS, and Virgin.


RED Hydrogen One Stops By The FCC, Reveals 4,510mAh Battery

Camera maker RED announced that they would be getting into the smartphone business back in 2017 when they unveiled the RED Hydrogen One. However the handset was delayed and fast forward a year later, we’ve still yet to see it. However the good news is that we could be getting close.


FCC Seemingly Confirms BlackBerry KEY2 LE Smartphone

The BlackBerry KEY2 was officially launched not too long ago but in case the $650 price tag has put you off a bit from purchasing it, or if you simply wanted a more affordable BlackBerry handset, you might be pleased to learn that a potentially cheaper variant of the BlackBerry KEY2 could be in the works.


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Samsung Galaxy Watch Could Come In More Than One Size

Recently we have been hearing rumors that Samsung could have a new smartwatch in the works dubbed the Galaxy Watch. Now according to a recent sighting at the FCC, it seems that more details about the upcoming watch have been revealed, such as how it could be offered in more than one size.


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Spotted At The FCC

The rumors are claiming that with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Samsung could be launching the device earlier than expected. How much earlier? We heard early August which would make it slightly earlier than last year’s Note 8. It’s starting to feel like the rumors could be true because according to a report from Droid-Life, the Note 9 has recently been spotted at the FCC.


FCC Cracking Down On Surprise Phone Bills

If you bought something or you’re paying for a service, you bill should pretty much reflect that. However when it comes to our phone bills, this is where it gets confusing because carriers tend to tack on a bunch of other charges that at least on first glance, will leave people clueless as to what it might be.


Spotify Registers With The FCC, Fuels Smart Speaker Rumors

The FCC is usually the place that companies who want to sell hardware in the US will have to visit first before their products can be sold. Given that Spotify is a service provider that specializes in music streaming, it does seem odd that the company would have registered themselves with the FCC.


Nintendo Submits New Left Joy-Con To The FCC

When the Nintendo Switch first came out, many gamers were pretty happy with what they got. However there were quite a few reports of users experiencing connectivity issues with the left Joy-Con. It was speculated that the antenna design of the left Joy-Con could be the problem, although Nintendo for the most part reassured gamers that there were no issues.


Alleged Photos Of Gold iPhone X Revealed By The FCC

The FCC is a regulatory body in which companies need to have their products and devices approved by them first if they want to sell it stateside. While presumably not by design, the FCC’s database also makes it so that products that have yet to be announced can show up if you know what you’re looking for.


FCC Confirms Plan To Deter Carriers From Using Chinese Equipment

It was reported last week that the FCC could propose a new plan to block federal subsidies for carriers that use network equipment from Chinese manufacturers like Huawei and ZTE. FCC chairman Ajit Pai has sent out a statement today confirming the report. The Federal Communications Commission is going to put forward a proposal that’s aimed at preventing carriers and wireless providers in the country from purchasing network equipment made […]


FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal Goes Into Effect April 23, 2018

As many have heard by now, the FCC has repealed net neutrality rules which has been announced (via 9to5Mac) will be coming into effect starting on the 23rd of April, 2018. What this means is that from that date onwards, internet service providers and carriers will be able to legally implement ways that could potentially result in you paying more for services.


Officer Who Pushed False Hawaii Missile Alert Believed It Was Real

Hawaii residents received a text alert a couple of weeks ago informing them about an incoming ballistic missile threat. It took almost half an hour for a clarification to be sent out that the alert was false and there was no danger. The FCC launched an investigation into the matter that was initially blamed on human error, an officer clicking on the wrong alert by mistake. Its preliminary report reveals […]


FCC Chairman Doesn’t Support Trump Admin’s Proposed State-Run 5G Network

The Trump administration’s national security team has reportedly been floating the idea of developing a state-run centralized, secure 5G network within three years. The idea is to create a secure communications platform for AI, VR, self-driving cars, and other technologies of the future. According to a report, the team sees it as a modern reincarnation of Eisenhower’s National Highway System in a bid to create a “new paradigm” for the […]