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North Dakota petitions FCC to keep single area code

BISMARCK, N.D.¬† – North Dakotans are accustomed to seven digit phone dialing because the entire state is under the 701 area code. State officials want to keep it that way. North Dakota is projected to run out of numbers under the 701 area code by 2026. So the Public Service Commission is seeking permission from federal regulators to free up…

Fargo City Leaders Approve Plan For 5G

Cities must conform to a Federal Communications Commission order that streamlines the process of installing new antennas for 5-G wireless service.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo city commissioners have approved first reading of a revised ordinance covering a new form of wireless infrastructure. Cities must conform to a Federal Communications Commission order that streamlines the process of installing new antennas for 5-G wireless service. 5-G is the fifth generation of mobile technology rolling out out this year which will offer greater…

U.S. Senate Taking Action Over FCC’s Repeal of Net-Neutrality

Heitkamp says repealing the net neutrality rules could lead to higher prices for consumers

NATIONAL — One day after attorneys general for 21 states and the District of Columbia sued to block the FCC’s repeal of net-neutrality rules, the Senate is poised to take action. A Senate resolution to reverse the repeal has the support of 50 senators and required the support of just one more senator to pass under Congressional Review Act rules….

Net-Neutrality Battle Headed to Court

They barred companies like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon from interfering with internet traffic and favoring their own sites and apps

  NATIONAL — The battle over net-neutrality rules is headed to court. A group of attorneys general for 21 states and the District of Columbia has sued to block the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of the rules. They barred companies like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon from interfering with internet traffic and favoring their own sites and apps. New York’s attorney…

What is Net Neutrality and How Does it Affect Us?

It's a set of rules that went into effect in 2015 to prevent speed traps on the information super highway

NATIONAL (CNN) — The FCC voted to approve a plan that puts an end to net neutrality rules. But what exactly does this mean and how does it affect you at home? What is net neutrality? It has nothing to do with a volleyball or a tennis court. The “net” refers to the internet, something that has become necessary as…

F-M Community Members Protest for Net Neutrality

On December 14th, the Federal Communications Commission will vote to remove net neutrality

FARGO, N.D. —¬†With a click of a button, the world wide web and all its information is right at our fingertips. What internet users access and where they access it from is based on a concept known as net neutrality. “Net neutrality is a principle that all content going across the internet should be treated as equal, that the provider…