Federal Communications Commission
Some state lawmakers want to level the playing field when it comes to accessing information online.
A woman called 911 in the middle of the night in Minneapolis and an operator picked up five states away. It happened to Faye Lewis last month when she made the emergency call from her cell phone.
Delta Air Lines won’t allow passengers to make voice calls from its planes. Right now, federal rules prohibit voice calls on planes. But the government is indicating that it might loosen those rules. If that happens, it could be up to airlines to set their own policies.
The high-speed Internet capability that’s an afterthought in big cities and regional centers is spreading ever deeper into the nation’s countryside. It has been nudged along by billions in federal stimulus dollars and state efforts to expand a key amenity for both quality of life and business competitiveness.
If you’ve ever tried texting a 911 call in Minnesota, you probably didn’t get a response. Now the state’s four major service carriers are doing something about it.
Hard to believe that the election is almost here. I’m gonna miss the ads. I believe some candidate stole my grandma’s purse, gave the money to millionaires and took the leftovers for a pay raise.
Many of you let us know you didn’t like the political ads you saw from an obscure Democratic Congressional candidate named Gary Boisclair.
Sen. Al Franken says proposed Internet traffic rules due for a vote later this month could harm the free flow of information.