FCC Says Free Wireless Plans Won't Screw Up T-Mobile's 3G

Trying to add a silver lining to your undoubtedly dismal economic future, the FCC has struck down T-Mobile's complaints that the agency's scheme to offer free wireless to lower-income peoples » 10/13/08 10:52pm 10/13/08 10:52pm will interfere with established 3G networks. In an engineering report, the agency claimed that there would be no “significant…

Comcast Sues FCC to Get P2P Slowdown Ban Reversed

Comcast has sued the FCC » 9/05/08 11:00am 9/05/08 11:00am to overturn its order to , as was . Even though they're fighting to have the FCC's ruling reversed, it's actually not so they can go back to mucking your P2P funtime—no, they're already way down the road of to DSL speed for up to 20 minutes, with . The point is to rollback the FCC's power:…

FCC Head Wants to Bust Open Cable and the Internet (But Without…

A day before the FCC is expected to slap » 7/31/08 1:40pm 7/31/08 1:40pm Comcast's Hellboy-like wrist, FCC Emperor Kevin Martin his big hairy vision for openness for cable, wireless and the internet: He wants to set a "very high bar on what network operators can do in terms of putting limits on consumers." But that doesn't mean he wants true net…

Bill Gates Says White Space Is for Free Wi-Fi; Broadcasters Want…

Referring to Microsoft's desire to use soon-to-be-opened broadcasting bandwidth for low-powered unlicensed wireless devices, Bill Gates argued that it will make for improved Wi-Fi, a term he appears to be using as simply non-regulated, subscription-free wireless. He said: » 3/14/08 12:00pm 3/14/08 12:00pm

Bill's opponents see this not as an…