US weighs permitting cellphone calls on planes


WASHINGTON: Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are “outdated,” and it’s time to change them, US government regulators said on Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and others. Tom Wheeler, the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said in a statement on Thursday that the commission was proposing greater in-flight access to mobile broadband. The proposal will be considered at the commission’s December 12 meeting. “The time is right to review our outdated and…

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