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Gadgets, Products

Apple Vision Pro granted FCC approval as US launch looms

January 16, 2024

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple Vision Pro has officially been given FCC approval in the United States. The FCC today published filings from Apple and test reports, confirming that Vision Pro can be sold in the United States. As previously announced, pre-orders are set […]


Networking, Tech

The FCC authorizes SpaceX’s Starlink system to be used on vehicles in motion

June 30, 2022

Via: The Verge

Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted SpaceX authorization to use its Starlink satellite internet system on vehicles in motion — including cars, trucks, boats, and aircraft. It’s a big win for SpaceX’s Starlink system, potentially opening up the service […]


Android Phone, Products

Nubia RedMagic 7 appears on FCC, announcement imminent

January 20, 2022

Via: Phone Arena

ZTE’s subsidiary Nubia is gearing up to announce its next gaming smartphone – the Nubia RedMagic 7. The phone was recently listed on the FCC (spotted by MySmartPrice) suggesting that the official announcement is imminent. When it comes to gaming […]


App security, Applications

After multiple data breaches, the FCC proposes new data breach rules for carriers

January 14, 2022

Via: Phone Arena

The FCC proposed a new set of rules for carriers to follow in the event of a data breach (via The Verge). The FCC proposed eliminating the current seven-day waiting time for customers to be notified of a data breach […]


Networking, Tech

Vertical location data for 911 calls demanded from AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile by the FCC

June 4, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The Federal Communications Commission has given AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile a seven-day deadline to deliver vertical location information on 911 calls nationwide. The three biggest US carriers were supposed to deliver on the FCC’s demands by April 3, 2021, and […]


Tech, Wireless

AT&T and Walmart team up to offer cheap or free internet access to eligible customers

May 27, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

After Boost Mobile, AT&T announced that it has teamed up with Walmart to help people struggling to afford internet access by offering select home internet and wireless plans via AT&T Prepaid and Cricket Wireless for little or even no cost. […]


Tech, Wireless

Dish revises 5G launch schedule, risking to break its FCC promises

November 9, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Given the deafening silence of the last few months on the Dish 5G network buildout front, it’s hardly shocking to hear Charlie Ergen revise his previously optimistic forecast of a single market launch by the end of the year. Worse […]


News and Press

FCC requires all phone carriers to start using caller ID authentication by 2021 to fight robocalls

April 1, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

In this day and age, we would expect fewer people to fall into fraudulent scams over the phone, considering our growing knowledge of security and privacy. However, America loses approximately $10 billion annually to robocall schemes, so the US government […]


Android Phone, Products

Samsung might bring yet another affordable smartphone to the US

January 22, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung recently confirmed that it will bring a mid-range smartphone to the US, the Galaxy A51. More importantly, the smartphone will be picked up by all major carriers in the country so that everyone can get a taste of Samsung’s […]


News and Press

FCC will listen to views on ‘security risk’ Huawei and ZTE until February

January 6, 2020

Via: Tech Radar

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will accept comments on a ruling that declares Huawei and ZTE to be a national security risk until 3 February. In November, the FCC declared Huawei to be a national security risk and voted […]


Networking, Tech

FCC finds T-Mobile, Verizon, and US Cellular guilty of gross 4G LTE coverage misrepresentation

December 5, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

While 5G coverage remains relatively sparse even in dense urban areas across the US, the nation’s top mobile network operators claim their efforts will focus on providing a strong, reliable, and blazing fast signal in rural environments not too far […]


News and Press

T-Mobile has made big promises about its merger — but talk is cheap

November 13, 2019

Via: The Verge

To gain federal approval of their $26 billion merger, T-Mobile and Sprint have spent years promising a universe of incredible benefits, from lower prices to better rural wireless coverage. So far, agencies like the Federal Communications Commission have been more […]


Android Phone, Products

Google Pixel 4 listing points to four upcoming smartphones

September 5, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

The Google Pixel 4 range is expected to land very soon, and if more evidence were needed, four unknown Google handsets have just been listed by the FCC (Federal Communications Commission). These listings usually appear shortly before the launch of […]


News and Press

Trump vows not to nationalise 5G as FCC makes funding and spectrum available

April 15, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

The US has reiterated its desire to be the global leader in the development deployment 5G networks with the announcement of a new spectrum auction, public funding, and government assurances. President Donald Trump has considered nationalising the country’s 5G infrastructure […]


Android Phone, Products

Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 XL Lite get FCC approval as launch nears

February 27, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

The rumored budget-friendly versions of Google’s 2018 Pixel 3 phones, the Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 XL Lite, could be launching soon. We’ve already seen the smaller version in real life pictures as the Pixel 3 Lite has a […]


Android Phone, Products

FCC certification reveals details about the upcoming Galaxy M10

January 2, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

The Galaxy M series that we’ve been hearing about is going to be a new Samsung smartphone line-up. As a reminder, according to reports, Samsung will bring together several of its smartphone models under the Galaxy M umbrella, so you’re […]


Gadgets, Products

Apple Watch may soon be powered by magnetic charging bracelets

September 13, 2018

Via: CNET

Apple is planning a new magnetic charging bracelet for the Apple Watch, according to a filing seen on the FCC website. The equipment is described as a “single frequency magnetic charger enclosed in stainless steel case with a two-pin cable […]


Gadgets, Products

There’s even more evidence the Samsung Galaxy Watch launch is happening soon

July 31, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

We know Samsung is readying a new smartwatch for release – even the company’s own website has let the product slip – but a new certification offers further proof we’ll be seeing it soon. The new Samsung Galaxy Watch has […]


Gadgets, Products

Galaxy Watch is almost certainly the name of Samsung’s next smartwatch

July 19, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Rumors and leaks about the next smartwatch from Samsung have been coming in thick and fast for the last few weeks, but the latest evidence of its existence all but confirms the name and that it will support LTE. So […]


Networking, News and Press, Tech

Washington state first with a law protecting net neutrality against the FCC repeal

March 6, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Back in December, the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal the net neutrality laws enacted by the previous administrations, and to give carriers or other internet service the freedom to prioritize traffic from this or that source, including their own […]