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PCIA, CTIA fight lawsuit seeking to block FCC rules that speed up infrastructure deployment

CTIA and PCIA are teaming up to fight a lawsuit by Montgomery County, Maryland, that seeks to toss out rules the FCC adopted last fall intended to speed up the deployment of wireless infrastructure.

Cogent, AT&T bury the hatchet with new interconnection agreement

AT&T and Cogent have become the latest service providers to establish a new interconnection agreement on the eve of the FCC net neutrality rules going into effect this week.

Level 3, COMPTEL ask FCC to rework utility pole attachment rules

Level 3 and competitive telecom industry advocacy group COMPTEL filed comments asking the FCC resolve the lingering issue over pole attachment rates for cable and telecom providers.

CTIA sues to block Berkeley's cell phone radiation warning law

CTIA is suing the city of Berkeley, Calif., over an ordinance that passed there last month that would require retailers selling cell phones to post a notice about safety and health concerns from radiofrequency radiation emitted by phones.

Rutledge says new FCC rules won't curtail Charter's network investments

Disclosing details of its early regulatory meetings with the FCC in the run up to review of the $57 billion Time Warner Cable merger, Charter Communications said new FCC net neutrality laws will not restrict investments made in its network.

NAB, CTIA and carriers squabble over FCC's simulations of 600 MHz auction

The wireless industry and the National Association of Broadcasters are at loggerheads over the FCC's process as it plans for next year's incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum. NAB voiced its strong opposition to a recent public notice the FCC issued on simulations of the auction, while CTIA and several wireless carriers said the notice represented a step in the right direction.

FCC vote ends local regulation of cable rates

FCC commissioners voted unanimously to strip local governments of the ability to regulate the rates of cable operators.

T-Mobile keeps lobbying FCC to increase size of 600 MHz reserve

T-Mobile US  is continuing to lobby the FCC to increase the size of the spectrum reserve in next year's incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum, arguing that without a larger reserve Verizon Wireless and AT&T will continue to dominate the industry.

Report: AT&T may agree to follow new net neutrality rules to close DirecTV purchase

According to a new report, AT&T is prepared to reverse its publicly stated course and abide by new net neutrality rules in order to obtain federal approval of its $49 billion purchase of DirecTV.

Lifeline Assistance Program needs broadband in reform, legislators say

Two U.S. senators and a congresswoman have thrown their support behind the Broadband Adoption Act of 2015, citing the need for the Lifeline Assistance Program to include subsidies for broadband Internet services.