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Opposition from carriers to AWS-3 growing

Following a Federal Communication Commission report that said opening up AWS-3 spectrum for free, nationwide broadband use would not cause significant interference, a growing number of carriers and

NARUC urges FCC to postpone reforms

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners has called for the Federal Communications Commission to postpone action on reforms to the intercarrier compensation and Universal Service

Could U.S. CTO help broadband cause?

Presidential candidate Barack Obama has warned his supporters not to get over-confident about his chances in the election, but that hasn't quieted the discussions about the figures who could play

Groups protest Verizon-Alltel deal before FCC vote

A partnership of public interest groups has stepped forward to protest the proposed $28.1 billion Verizon Wireless-Alltel merger that the FCC is expected to vote on Nov. 4. The Public Interest

T-Mobile plans to file objection to FCC AWS-3 interference findings

T-Mobile says it has some options it can exercise in light of the FCC's conclusion that services operating in the proposed AWS-3 band can co-exist with T-Mobile's WCDMA network that uses the adjacent

NAB calls for comment period on FCC white-space report

Following the FCC's engineering report released last week that said certain unlicensed white-space devices don't pose an interference threat to broadcasters, the National Association of Broadcasters

Tech companies laud FCC white-space decision

Following the FCC's decision to vote on white-space on Nov. 4, industry players are applauding the decision, and one researcher from Philips said the company could have white-space devices ready in a

All bets on wireless – for now

If you are have some spare change to invest, or you're building a name in Washington D.C. for future career options, wireless is the place to be at this moment. Since the dot.bomb bubble, venture

FCC to vote on Verizon-Alltel, Sprint-Clearwire mergers

The FCC is expected to vote on the proposed $28.1 billion Verizon Wireless-Alltel merger as well as the Sprint-Clearwire deal, which will create the new Clearwire, when it meets on Nov. 4. These

FCC set to vote on white-space issue Nov. 4

The FCC's Office of Engineering Technology (OET) released a report stating white-space devices with geolocation and sensing technologies could be used with some conditions without interference to