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November 20, 2019 - 11:55 am
The FCC proposed to begin the rulemaking process of establishing a new, nationwide suicide prevention and mental health hotline. The new number, 9-8-8, would shorten the current number, 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). The Commission will vote on the proposal at a public meeting on Dec. 12. The FCC’s...
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September 25, 2019 - 6:53 pm
The federal government has accused Sprint Corp. of failing to provide service to low-income subscribers after accepting millions of dollars in subsidies to do so. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said Tuesday he's asked the agency's enforcement bureau to investigate. Sprint said...
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May 20, 2019 - 6:14 pm
A key federal regulator says he backs T-Mobile's $26.5 billion takeover of rival wireless carrier Sprint, a crucial step for the deal's approval. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said Monday he supported the deal because the two companies promised to expand mobile internet access...
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December 27, 2018 - 6:52 pm
An Illinois-based internet provider is planning to spur broadband development in rural areas across five states in the central U.S. Wisper ISP Inc. is set to receive money from the Federal Communication Commission to spur broadband development in Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana and Kansas...
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