The FCC issued its official approval for the merger of Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
Starry, the startup headed by former Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia, is asking the FCC to consider its proposal for potential spectrum sharing in the 37 GHz band, building on the foundation the FCC laid for the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS).
Charter Communications' purchases of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks have secured the necessary three Commission votes to clear regulatory approval from the FCC, the major news services have reported.
Qualcomm got what it asked for: permission to continue LTE-U product development testing with T-Mobile at several locations, including where T-Mobile is based in Bellevue, Washington.
Sprint's latest small cell is actually a next-generation femtocell targeted at small and medium-sized businesses rather than the residential customers that traditionally represent the femtocell market.
Interesting news for wireless companies, and cable outfits including Comcast, who are making 5G plans — a new map provided by Allnet Insights & Analytis shows gobs of millimeter wave spectrum currently under the control of the FCC.
A sizeable amount of high-band spectrum currently in the FCC's hands is increasingly catching the attention of carriers like AT&T and Verizon, who have lofty 5G ambitions. Where is that spectrum available?
Millimeter wave spectrum-- stretching from 28 GHz to 39 GHz to 37 GHz to the 64-71 GHz band-- has been identified as a key element of forthcoming 5G networks. And according to new maps provided by Allnet Insights & Analytics, there is a lot of millimeter wave spectrum currently under control by the FCC.
Whether it's the emergence of new OTT video players, 4K or the FCC's "Unlock the Box" proposal, it's clear that cable industry manufacturer and services segment is facing a challenging yet innovative period.
With FCC Commissioners set to vote on Charter Communications' takeover of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, opposition group Stop Mega Cable has made an 11th-hour plea with the agency to impose more conditions on the deals.