We may soon get Powerbeats4 from Apple, as they receive FCC Approval

The new Powerbeats4 from Apple may be getting closer to an official launch as they have received approval by the FCC

T-Mobile and Sprint may finally merge, and it could happen as soon as April

We may soon see T-Mobile and Sprint become one single company while keeping its place as the third-largest carrier in the U.S.
Galaxy Note10+

Alleged FCC photos leak the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note10+

These pictures are allegedly from the FCC and are depicting the Galaxy Note10+, confirming its overall design, dimensions, camera setup.

FCC pushing carriers to report better elevation location for 911 calls

From 2021 onwards, carriers will be required to report accurate location data to 911 call centers not just on latitude and longitude, but height, too.

FCC puts T-Mobile’s merger with Sprint in public comment limbo

The commission’s regulatory review process for the combination between the third- and fourth-largest carriers in the nation will run through the spring.
Pixel 3 Lite

Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 XL Lite get FCC approval as launch nears

The rumored budget versions of Google’s smartphones, the Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 XL Lite just got their FCC approval, hinting at imminent launch.

5G Moto Mod finally passes under FCC inspection

It’s been a complicated process to get the 5G Moto Mod engineered for best practices interacting with the new network. An FCC shutdown didn’t help things.

Senators confront FCC on carriers throttling streaming video

Lawmakers want answers as to if the nation’s wireless networks are throttling their customers’ streaming video without proper disclosure or even reason.

T-Mobile promises 3-year price freeze if it can merge with Sprint

The company basically pledges all the plans that are available right now on Sprint, T-Mobile or their subsidiaries will still exist for 3 years.

FCC defends “information service” classification in net neutrality trial

The government makes the case that internet service providers are telecommunications services and aren’t subject to heavy regulation.
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Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ get FCC approval

The Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ have all stopped by the FCC, and the Commission approved all three models. Check out the details!

FCC shutdown continues, but new phones will be allowed to go to market

Manufacturers can submit their smartphones, smartwatches and tablets to the FCC again so that they can be marketed and sold in the United States.

Apple rots | #PNWeekly 339

We discuss the major downturn in iPhone sales plus rank the best and worst trends to happen to a smartphone in 2019 all on this week’s show!
Pixel 3

Google will push out software update enabling Band 48 on the Pixel 3

In a letter to the FCC, Google is asking permission to add Band 48 support to Pixel 3 phones via a software update. Check out the details!

Google gets FCC waiver to progress with Project Soli gesture controls

Google’s skunkworks project that could allow users to control their devices by waving their hands in the air has received a green light for more testing.

FCC shutdown may impact smartphone launches, Sprint/T-Mobile merger

Could the government shutdown delay the launch of the Galaxy S10 as well as a review of the proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile?

Sprint/T-Mobile merger cleared by foreign investment regulator

The Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States has approved the deal and so have a few other government agencies. But it waits on the FCC.

Sprint/T-Mobile merger pitch to FCC pivots from 5G to competition

Instead of leading the way with 5G coverage, a combined Sprint/T-Mobile carrier would best operate as a more robust counter to AT&T and Verizon.

Sprint/T-Mobile merger looks on track to close in 2019

The nation’s fourth- and third-largest carriers have been preparing to merge for the past several months. Several more and it could happen.

FCC approves US devices’ access to EU satellites for accurate positioning

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued an order yesterday approving the use of Galileo Global Navigation Satellite System in the United States.

Investor raise odds of success for Sprint/T-Mobile merger

As the perceived odds go up, stakeholders who are at risk from the impacts of a merger are staking their positions at the FCC.

FEMA delivering nationwide Emergency Alert Test for mobile devices

This story is going out at the same time as the alert should be broadcasting for devices connected to a cell tower in the United States.

California passes own net neutrality law, Justice Department sues

On the same day Governor Jerry Brown signed the law that restored net neutrality regulations on ISPs, Attorney General Jeff Sessions filed a lawsuit.

We will soon get a new Huawei Watch, it just passed by the FCC

Huawei has just passed a new version of the Huawei Watch through the FCC, and we can now hope to see a new wearable from the company soon
iPhone XR

The iPhone Xr is FCC approved, now it only needs to hit the stores

The new iPhone Xr is almost ready to launch in the US next month after it received its official certification from the FCC