FCC chief confirms early 2016 for 600MHz incentive auction – report

US regulator Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is on course for another multi-billion-dollar auction of sought-after spectrum at the start of next year. FCC chairman Tom Wheeler told the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas the agency would …

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Republican commissioners push for 30-day delay on net neutrality vote

Two of the five-member Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urged chairman Tom Wheeler to release his full proposal for net neutrality, which would delay this week’s final vote on the rules. Republican commissioners Ajit Pai and Mike O’Reilly are pushing for …

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Net neutrality rules will fully apply to mobile operators for first time

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed a set of stricter rules for net neutrality that will treat broadband providers, including mobile operators, more like utilities. The regulator’s proposal would ban providers from blocking, throttling or offering paid prioritisation. And mobile …

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