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October 11, 2018
Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr, right, receives a tour of the new Midcontinent Communications data center in Fargo from Tom Lynch during his visit to the area on Thursday, Oct. 11. David Samson / Forum News Service
Conquering the 'digital divide' to bring next-gen wireless to farms, rural areas
October 11, 2018 - 6:07pm
The repeal of net neutrality is part of a campaign by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson
The Web as you know it may soon be altered
June 11, 2018 - 7:46am
January 30, 2018
Downtown Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 27, 2016. The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency confirmed that there was no ballistic missile headed toward the state, minutes after an emergency alert was sent to cellphones urging people to seek immediate shelter on the morning of Jan. 13, 2018. (Kent Nishimura/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
The worker who sent Hawaii's false missile alert thought the U.S. was under attack, report says
January 30, 2018 - 12:12pm
December 15, 2017
FCC's Ajit Pai dressed up as Santa and wielded a lightsaber to mock net neutrality rules
December 15, 2017 - 7:00am
December 14, 2017
FILE -- A photo illustration depicting Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Instead of running from criticism about the Trump administration’s attempts to dismantle landmark rules that guarantee an open internet, Pai has embraced it, becoming the target of many angry protests as a result. (Illustration: The New York Times; Photo: Christopher Gregory/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
FCC just voted to repeal its net neutrality rules, in a sweeping act of deregulation
December 14, 2017 - 3:01pm
November 16, 2017
Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, at the federal agency's headquarters in Washington, June 23, 2017. The Federal Communications Commission has voted to eliminate restrictions known as the media cross-ownership ban, and to increase the number of TV stations a company could own in a local market. (Eric Thayer/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
FCC just repealed decades-old rules blocking broadcast media mergers
November 16, 2017 - 2:20pm
November 15, 2017
Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, at the agency's headquarters in Washington, June 23, 2017. The FCC on Oct. 25 announced plans to eliminate decades-old media ownership rules meant to protect local coverage and diversity in media voices. (Eric Thayer/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Commentary: The FCC vote that could put local news at risk
November 15, 2017 - 1:50pm
July 26, 2017
Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks on stage during the annual Google I/O developers conference in San Jose, Cali., May 17, 2017. Stephen Lam / Reuters
House panel wants Google, Facebook, AT&T CEOs to testify on internet rules
July 26, 2017 - 9:07am
April 6, 2017
Larry Thompson
Vantage Point CEO named to national advisory committee
April 6, 2017 - 2:32pm
February 2, 2017
A non-profit industry committee including the broadcasting, consumer electronics, cable, computer and motion picture industries, has created a new standard dubbed ATSC 3.0 that would allow for much more precise geolocating of television signals, ultra-high definition picture quality and more interactive programming. Stock image
FCC ponders game-changing standards, including turning on your TV for alerts
February 2, 2017 - 12:58pm
November 25, 2011
FCC Chairman Genachowski speaks at a jobs-creation event Sept. 27 in Washington, D.C. Genachowski believes that a robust broadband infrastructure will help create American jobs. (FCC photo)
FCC policy switch may raise rural phone fees
November 25, 2011 - 6:15am