FCC Probes Wireless Industry Competition
With inquiries into spectrum availability and consumer protections, the Federal Communications Commission assumes a bigger role in shaping the framework for mobile networks.
EU Invests In 4G Tech
The Long-Term Evolution networks could provide up to 100 times the mobile connectivity speeds of 3G networks.
FairPoint Grilled By Regulators
Vermont is considering revoking FairPoint's license to run the landline and Internet assets it acquired from Verizon, given the volume of customer complaints.
Signs Of Support For DoD 2.0
The Department of Defense's new Web 2.0 Guidance Forum is intended to help shape the military's policy on use of social networking tools.
Federal CTO Chopra Meets Silicon Valley
The federal government's chief technologist outlined priorities and talked of the need for procurement reform, new approaches to tech education, and open innovation.
FTC Probing Apple-Google Links
A federal review began in spring and has found various connections including the service of Al Gore on both boards of directors.