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Congress blames Martin for FCC's broken process

A House committee investigating the FCC's management policies has initially concluded that FCC chairman Kevin Martin is largely to blame for what it calls the FCC's broken process. The investigation

Hospitals worry about white space interference

Hospital technology groups and vendors in the sector are urging the FCC to be careful on how it approaches the white-space spectrum issue because opening up some of those channels could lead to

ALSO NOTED: NXP buys Conexant unit; Congress may call FCC's Martin; and much more...

> NXP is acquiring Conexant's broadband media processing unit for $110 million. Article > As Congress continues to review

Calix adds new ONTs to MDU market fray

Equipment vendor Calix Networks is launching a new series of optical network terminals for gigabit passive optical network architectures targeted at multi-dwelling unit deployments-in short, GPON

Will the FCC cap the USF? Yes, and it could come soon

It's a political hot potato that no one's been willing to grab onto, but a six-month-old proposal from FCC Chairman Kevin Martin to cap the largest part of the federal Universal Service Fund-which

Hospital techies worry about white spaces

Hospital technology groups and vendors in the sector are urging the FCC to be careful on how it approaches the white space spectrum issue because opening up some of those spectrum channels could lead

NextWave selling big swathes of spectrum

Just in time. Last week NextWave announced it enlisted the help of Deutsche Bank and UBS to assist in the sale of its vast U.S. spectrum holdings, which include licenses and lease rights for a total

How much spectrum do AT&T and Verizon have?

In just how many markets do AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless exceed 95 megahertz of spectrum? Since spending a collective $16 billion in the recent 700 MHz auction, analysts have believed the

Report: Lease payments tanked D Block auction

A report from the FCC inspector general concluded that the requirement for lease payments of about $500 million contributed to the failure of the D-block auction. No serious bidders emerged for the

Report: Public safety partly to blame for D-block failure

A report from the FCC inspector general concluded that the requirement for lease payments of about $500 million contributed to the failure of the D-block auction. No serious bidders emerged for the