The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has reignited the debate over the inflight use of cell phones, and could relax the current ban on telephone calls after a meeting in December. “We have circulated a proposal to expand consumer access and choice for in-flight mobile broadband. Modern technologies can deliver mobile services in the air safely and reliably, and the time is right to review our outdated and restrictive rules,” FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says in a Nov. 21 ...


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