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FCC considering allowing cell phone use on flights
Some potential good news for travelers who have a hard time going off-line while in the air.
The FCC says it will consider some changes that may allow passengers to stay more connected than ever.
The Federal Aviation Administration recently allowed use of gadgets during take-off and landing if in "airplane mode."
But now the federal communications commission may go one step further. Its says modern technologies can deliver mobile services in the air safely and reliably.
So it is now considering a proposal to allow passengers to make calls, text, and use all services on mobile devices while on flights.
But not everyone is on board.