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The FCC has launched a $50-a-month subsidy for high-speed internet in low-income households, plus a $100 discount on a computer. Here's who's eligible, and how to apply.


SpaceX got FCC permission to fly Starlink satellites at a lower orbit. Rivals who previously objected, including Amazon, say they're happy with the decision.


SpaceX was approved to fly thousands more satellites at a lower orbit despite pushback from competitors



Americans hate loud commercials. There's a law to ban them but the FCC isn't enforcing it - and streaming TV has a loophole.


FCC fines telemarketers a record $225 million for making 1 billion robocalls in 5 months


Huawei is suing to be removed from the FCC's 'national threat' list as the Chinese company seeks to re-establish ties with the US



California's net-neutrality rules clear major hurdle as Biden's DOJ abandons its efforts to block them


Biden appoints FTC and FCC acting directors in move that signals a more aggressive approach to regulating big tech


Viasat says Elon Musk criticised an executive 'not involved' in the company's FCC petition against Starlink


Ajit Pai is leaving the FCC in January, and digital rights groups are preparing to restart the fight for net neutrality


SpaceX is on a stunning streak with Starlink, Elon Musk's plan to bathe Earth in high-speed internet. But the scheme isn't without big snags.


The FCC is examining whether to roll back Section 230 laws that protect social media firms, drawing fire for being Trump's 'puppet'



Trump is trying to rig the FCC to pass his executive order cracking down on Facebook and Twitter


Starlink's speed tests may look impressive, but experts say SpaceX's satellite-internet project is unlikely to win any federal subsidies


Sen. Ron Wyden accused Trump of 'working the refs' by pulling the renomination of an FCC commissioner who had questioned the president's executive order targeting social media companies


Amazon just won a huge FCC approval to launch 3,236 Kuiper internet satellites — a $10 billion project that would compete with SpaceX's emerging Starlink network



A new SpaceX filing with the FCC suggests Starship rocket prototypes may fly more than 12 miles above Texas within the next 7 months


An FCC commissioner slammed Trump's executive order on social media, calling it an attempt to turn the FCC into 'the President's speech police'


Trump's executive order is pushing social media titans Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey to clash over how they handle free speech


What to do if your internet goes down while you're working from home