Tom Wheeler, chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission, announces the preservation of net neutrality. Photograph: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

The US Federal Communications Commission’s historic vote to preserve net neutrality last week was the right move, even if its full impact can not be i(...)

President Obama’s forceful statement last week in favour of net neutrality has surprised and delighted many internet activists, along with major tech (...)

Funds associated with George Soros bought a 3.1 per cent stake in FCC from the company’s biggest shareholder Esther Koplowitz. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images

George Soros has bought a stake in Spain’s FCC, becoming the second prominent international investor after Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to bet on t(...)

The US Federal Communications Commission will consider allowing airline passengers to make voice calls using their mobile phones at altitudes above 10,000 feet. Photograph:  Eric Thayer/Reuters

The US Federal Communications Commission will consider allowing airline passengers to make voice calls using their mobile phones at altitudes above 10(...)