Mobile

FCC Commissioner Michael O?Rielly wants "... strict build-out requirements and a willingness to yank licenses if necessary.?
Chairman Tom Wheeler announced the release of the FCC's free Speed Test app for iOS devices, as part of the commission's Measuring Broadband America program.
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) today warned Sprint and T-Mobile that any attempt to consolidate the wireless market "will naturally raise concerns."
According to Cisco's latest Visual Networking Index, world mobile users doubled their data consumption last year, with consumers in Japan, the U.S. and South Korea using more than 1 GB per month.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler told Sprint top management that he'll 'keep an open mind' about their proposed merger with T-Mobile, but he remains skeptical.
According to The New York Times, when you call 911 on a cell phone, "... it could take another 20 to 25 seconds for the dispatcher to receive a second batch of data with the specific location... And there is always a bit of ?fuzziness? associated with your exact location."
According to a new Pew study, the black/white ?digital divide? continues to persist, but African American mobile use exceeds whites. And Internet use is also a matter of education and income.
The FCC's new Internet Access Services report shows a significant jump in past year of high-speed fixed and mobile Internet connections.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control's most recent National Health Interview Survey, more than half of Americans (55 percent) primarily or exclusively use their wireless phone.
FCC Chair Tom Wheeler and the commission ?were surprised last month by the flood of phone calls and emails expressing anger at the possibility that cellphone conversations would be allowed on flights.?