Articles about FCC (page 3)

T-Mobile And Sprint Merger Has Been Put On Hold
T-Mobile and Sprint are currently in the process of merging. This is a huge deal for the mobile industry given that in this is not the first time that such a merger has been proposed. It is also not the first time that T-Mobile’s attempts to merge with other carriers has failed, so naturally many are watching this deal very closely.

FCC Approves Google’s Radar Motion Sensor Project
At the moment a lot of our interactions with our devices involve touch, even if it doesn’t necessarily involve physical buttons. We have seen some companies in the past, like Sony, explore the idea of interacting with our devices that don’t involve touch, but that concept didn’t quite catch on back then.

AT&T’s Power Drum Wireless Charger Revealed
If you’re looking for a new wireless charger, you might be interested to learn that AT&T might have something for you. According to a sighting by Zatz Not Funny, it seems that both the FCC and Wireless Power Consortium have revealed the carrier’s plans to launch a wireless charger called the “Power Drum”.

FCC Will Allow Carriers To Block Unwanted/Spam Text Messages
Spam text messages are annoying as the notifications you get from them are distracting, especially since a lot of times the number used changes, which means that it’s impossible to try and block them as it is equivalent to playing a game of whack-a-mole. The good news is that following a vote at the FCC, the regulator has announced that carriers will now have the authority to block unwanted/spam text […]


Samsung Galaxy Home Spotted At The FCC, Coming Launching Soon
Several months ago Samsung announced the Galaxy Home which is basically Samsung’s take on the smart speaker. However what Samsung did not mention during the announcement was when the device would launch, but the good news is that it looks like we could be getting pretty close to a release.

FCC Warns Carriers Of Action If Caller ID Authentication Not Implemented By 2019
The FCC has come out swinging against robocalls. Ajit Pai, the commission’s chairman, has sent a letter to over a dozen mobile providers in the United States today warning them of action if they don’t implement caller ID authentication by 2019 to prevent automated spoof calls. He’s calling on the carriers to adopt an industry-wide method of preventing these calls from even going through so that the end user doesn’t […]

FCC To Open New Wireless Spectrum To Enable Gigabit Wi-Fi
Bandwidth demand continues to rise as more and more devices are becoming “smarter” and thus constant connectivity. The future calls for an improvement in Wi-Fi standards and this is something that the FCC and the wireless industry are working on. The Federal Communications Commission has now proposed opening up new spectrum which will allow for gigabit Wi-Fi.

FCC Wants Those Affected By Hurricane Michael To Switch Carriers Without Penalties
Boasting about wide coverage is all well and good under normal circumstances, but what happens during an emergency? Are carriers prepared for such instances where they might have infrastructures in place that helps keep communication alive and well in the event of an emergency?

Essential's Audio Adapter Stops By The FCC
The problem with smartphones these days is that many are starting to ditch the headphone jack. We imagine that in the next few years when wireless headphones become ubiquitous that this will no longer be an issue, but for now there are still many out there who rely on wired headphones which means buying adapters and dongles.

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.

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.