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FCC's broadband plan faces opposition

As the FCC continues to reveal different details about the national broadband plan ahead of the agency's official reveal to Congress on March 17, some of the key pieces of the plan are drawing

Seybold's Take: How the wireless industry can work with first responders

This week, only two weeks before the big CTIA Wireless 2010 event, I will be in Las Vegas for a very different type of show--the International Wireless Communication Expo, for the two-way radio

Verizon lauds FCC's public-safety plan--with a big caveat

Verizon Wireless threw its support behind the FCC's effort to craft a nationwide, interoperable public-safety broadband network, but reiterated its opposition to a key provision of the plan. "The

FCC's broadband plan faces major hurdles

Ahead of the FCC's official release of its national broadband plan, key parts of the initiative are drawing intense opposition, particularly from broadcasters leery about giving up spectrum and

Cable-satellite group wants FCC help on programming talks

Cable operators Time Warner Cable, Cablevision and Mediacom have been joined by the American Cable Association (ACA) and satellite providers DirecTV and DISH Network in a cross-industry appeal asking

News In Brief: BT, Paradigm, Ericsson, Telefonica, FCC

Convergence Group’s networks business is consolidating its leased line and

FCC considering spectrum for free wireless broadband

The FCC may release spectrum for "free or very low-cost" wireless broadband service to boost wider broadband adoption. The proposal is one small part of the commission's national broadband plan,

Tax confusion could hamper broadband stimulus deployments

Service providers and communities that were lucky enough to get a broadband grant in the first round of grant awards may have gotten through one hoop to fulfill their broadband ambitions, but they

BigBand plays executive shuffle

BigBand Networks, a prominent pusher of switched digital video technology and, more recently, IPTV-over-cable solutions, has made several changes in its executive ranks. The company is seeing its COO

Key lawmaker wants to update wireless regulation

Rep. Rick Boucher (D-Va.), as the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on communications, technology and the Internet, has great authority to create legislation affecting the