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Sprint accused of billing for unwanted services

...Sprint received up to 40 percent of the revenue from the charges.The Wall Street Journal reported that the Federal Communications Commission is expected to fine Sprint a record $105 million for the alleged violations.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/sprint-accused-billing-unw
T-Mobile agrees to $90 million settlement

...18 million in fines to the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and $4.5 million in fines to the Federal Communications Commission.The FTC sued T-Mobile in July, accusing it of billing customers for subscriptions to text services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-19/t-mobile-agrees-90-million
Obama wants more regulation of Internet providers

...companies, President Barack Obama said Monday in an announcement that was swiftly rejected by industry.The Federal Communications Commission is nearing a decision on how far to go to protect Internet consumers from backroom deals between broadband...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-10/obama-wants-more-regulat
A tangled Web

...Title II of the 1934 Communications Act as part of the so-called "net neutrality" rules proposed by the Federal Communications Commission and backed earlier this week by President Obama.It's a terrible idea, through and through.The proposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-14/tangled-web
Taxing the Internet

...government fee on their broadband bills.The fee could be forced on consumers through an Obama-endorsed Federal Communications Commission proposal to treat Internet service providers like public utilities under a decades-old telecommunications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-23/taxing-internet
Atlanta Falcons lose pair of linemen for the season

...cleared.The Packers have said they're preparing for Bridgewater to play Thurs day. BLACKOUT RULE: The Federal Communications Commission voted 5-0 to eliminate its sports blackout rules Tuesday, but the NFL said that it doesn't plan to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-30/atlanta-falcons-lose-pair-linemen
Solution in search of a problem

...innovation-stifling grip of government regulators.That point seems to be lost on many Americans blindly calling for the Federal Communications Commission to more closely regulate how broadband providers deliver Internet content to consumers under proposed rules...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-12/solution-search-probl
Softbank replaces longtime Sprint boss Dan Hesse after dropping T-Mobile takeover bid

...side of the business.Softbank will be acquiring his stake in the company, it said.The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler, welcomed news of Sprint dropping its T-Mobile bid."Four national wireless providers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-06/softbank-replaces-longtime
WFXG channel restored for DIRECTV viewers

...groups who ransom their content back into their communities at exorbitant fees deserve the scrutiny of the Federal Communications Commission and local Congressional representatives," DIRECTV's chief content officer, Dan York, said in a statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-08/wfxg-channe
FCC sacks NFL blackout rule

WASHINGTON - The FCC wants an end to sports blackouts.The Federal Communications Commission has voted to spike a decades-old rule preventing cable and satellite operators from airing sports events that were blacked out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-30/fcc-sacks-nfl-blackout-rule