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Jimmy Kimmel Live! hit with USD 395,000 fine

The news was announced by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in a statement released on Thursday, cited by Fox News.

Aug 16, 2019, 13:25 PM IST

White House unveils new broadband initiative

The efforts also included a digital literacy pilot project, which will teach the basic skills needed to get people online in libraries, museums and community centres across the country.

Mar 10, 2016, 12:06 PM IST

US court declines to suspend Net Neutrality rules

New US Internet traffic regulations, known as Net Neutrality rules, will go into effect on Friday after a federal appeals court rejected the telecommunications industry’s request to partly suspend their implementation while they are being litigated.

Jun 12, 2015, 10:57 AM IST

US telecom groups, AT&T seek to block new Internet rules

US telecom industry groups, alongside AT&T Inc and smaller companies, on Friday called for regulators to immediately block parts of new stricter rules for Internet service providers, citing steep costs and threats to investment.

May 02, 2015, 02:23 AM IST

US Telecom files suit against government's new Internet rules

A legal fight against the Federal Communications Commission's new Internet traffic rules has begun.

Apr 13, 2015, 22:31 PM IST

US broadband trade group sues FCC over net neutrality rules

A US trade group representing broadband providers on Monday appealed in court the Federal Communications Commission`s recently approved net neutrality rules, marking the first of several anticipated legal challenges.

Mar 24, 2015, 08:58 AM IST

Tougher Internet rules hit US cable, telecom companies

US regulators on Thursday imposed the toughest rules yet on Internet service providers, aiming to ensure fair treatment of all web traffic through their networks.

Feb 27, 2015, 01:03 AM IST

US reaps nearly $45 billion in wireless spectrum auction

The US government is getting nearly $45 billion from an auction of wireless spectrum, highlighting surging demand for new devices which connect to the Internet.

Jan 30, 2015, 22:29 PM IST

US regulators to vote on treating Internet TV like cable

The vote by four FCC commissioners, two Democrats and two Republicans, would formally propose the idea and begin the process of seeking public comments.

Oct 29, 2014, 06:52 AM IST

AT&T to pay $105 mn for unauthorized mobile charges

AT&T will pay $105 million to settle investigations that it tacked on charges to mobile phone bills for unauthorized third-party services such as horoscopes and "fun facts," officials said Wednesday.

Oct 08, 2014, 23:10 PM IST

Netflix to stop messages that blame Verizon for slow streaming

The messages, which appeared on screen when a video was buffering, were a "small scale test" that will end on June 16, Netflix spokesman Joris Evers said in a post on the company`s blog. But he left open the option that the alerts could resume. "We will evaluate rolling it out more broadly," he said.

Jun 10, 2014, 09:25 AM IST

Google denies preventing anti-competition probe by US

Google has denied claim that it is preventing a US investigation into whether it is abusing its dominance in the Internet search market to promote its own products.

Jun 23, 2012, 16:56 PM IST