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Rural America Still Waiting for Phone Calls That Won’t Connect

Some residents and businesses in rural America face a perplexing problem: They know people are trying to call their phones and sometimes failing, but they don’t know why. Landline customers have logged hundreds of complaints with the Federal Commu

Eastern Carolina co-op looks to bring high speed internet to rural areas

High-speed internet access is now a critical part of life, but a lack of reliable internet access is hurting rural communities.

Sens Ernst, Blackburn to join Judiciary Committee, marking first time GOP women will serve on panel

For the first time in the history of the Senate, Republican women are joining the Judiciary Committee. Sens Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) will be on the committee, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) office announced.

Chairman Pai cancels trip to Consumer Electronics Show amid government shutdown

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai and Commissioner Brendan Carr are canceling their appearances at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show as a consequence of the ongoing partial government shutdown.

Minnesota AG seeks refunds from Comcast, alleging company lied to hide full cost of service

A new lawsuit filed against Comcast details an extensive list of lies the cable company allegedly told customers in order to hide the full cost of service.

Senate Confirms New Director of the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy

Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier has been confirmed as the new director of the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).

Senate Confirms Geoffrey Starks and Brendan Carr to FCC

The Senate has confirmed Commissioner Brendan Carr to a full, five-year term and has confirmed Geoffrey Starks to the open seat on the Federal Communications Commission. Both had already been approved by the Senate Commerce Committee -- Starks in

These are the 2019 court fights that will decide the future of net neutrality

Here’s what to expect as the fight over network neutrality enters its next act.

Google’s “Project Soli” radar gesture chip isn’t dead, gets FCC approval

Google's radar-based gesture control system for mobile devices, Project Soli, isn't dead yet.

In High-Tech Cities, No More Potholes, but What About Privacy?

Hundreds of cities, large and small, have adopted or begun planning smart cities projects. But the risks are daunting.