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Clearwire using millimeter-wave technology for backhaul

Millimeter-wave backhaul has made an appearance with a large network operator via E-Band Communications deal with Clearwire (NASDAQ:CLWR). E-Band announced that its Gigabit-Ethernet millimeter-wave

Court cleans up FCC indecency policies

The courts are smacking the FCC upside the head left and right. First, the agency is told it went too far when it punished Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) for throttling broadband speeds, not it's told it

Report: CableLabs tweaking TV Everywhere specs

CableLabs is reportedly in the process of adding some new specifications to the emerging--and highly anticipated--TV Everywhere specifications as they concern authentication and authorization. The

Top wireless stories of the week

Check out this week's most-viewed stories across Fierce's wireless publications: FierceBroadbandWireless 1. LTE chips: A leading indicator of mainstream adoption? 2. FCC approves Verizon EV-DO

Predictions for 2010: Mid-year checkup

With the 4th of July holiday behind us, I thought perhaps it would be a good time to check and see how FierceWireless is faring with our 2010 wireless industry predictions. Every year the editorial

Public-safety coalition blasts FCC report on D Block

A coalition of public-safety groups lambasted a recent FCC report that concluded the groups already have enough spectrum and do not need to have the D Block of the 700 MHz band allocated directly to

Comcast-NBCU considerations back on track; hearings headed to Chicago

Having received additional information from Comcast and NBC Universal, the FCC has green-flagged the ongoing 180-day review of the $30 billion or so merger. That review was stopped at day 37 when the

Sprint continues 800 MHz rebanding work

Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) has been busy rebanding its 800 MHz spectrum, but only around 55 percent of all non-border 800 MHz public-safety licensees have finished their physical rebanding work,

In Finland, Internet is a 'basic right'

In Finland, getting 1 Mbps of broadband throughput wherever you might reside is not a gift, an added household expense or something that might happen someday if service providers or the government

FCC goings on: Genachowski visits Hawaii as chief counsel crosses to Atlantic Media

Let's see, stay in the filled swamp that is Washington, D.C. in the midst of a heat wave or visit Hawaii. Tough choice, but FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski bucked up and visited Hawaii where he