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Mid-flight phone calls: A good move for passengers?

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Flight attendants and airlines say a proposal to allow you to make cell phone calls on flights is not a good idea and not what passengers want.  But the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission says modern technologies can deliver mobile services in the air safely and reliably so it's time to do away with the ban.

The commission will take up a plan to allow greater in-flight access to mobile broadband at a commission meeting next month.

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