(WASHINGTON) -- A commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday called on the U.S. government to ban social media platform TikTok over concerns about how the China-owned app handles the data of American users. The remarks, made in an interview with Axios, come as... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- With the pandemic exacerbating the nation's mental health crisis, the Federal Communications Commission voted to expand a forthcoming 988 suicide lifeline to include an option to text the hotline, in addition to making a phone call. Experts argue that for people experiencing mental... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Jessica Rosenworcel is in line to make history as the first woman to head the Federal Communications Commission, after President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday his intent to officially nominate her as a commissioner and designate her as chair of the agency... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) test will be conducted Wednesday and radios, televisions and certain cellphones will be alerted. The test, which is being run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will begin at approximately... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Robocalls may seem endless these days. In March alone, an estimated 4.9 billion calls were reportedly made, according to YouMail -- which is equivalent to 15 calls for each person each month in the U.S. Currently, the most popular category of robocalls... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Communications Commission greenlit a program to provide low-income households monthly $50 subsidies for broadband internet in a move to help bridge the digital divide nearly a year after the coronavirus pandemic forced... Read More.