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CenturyLink says FCC should deny Windstream's UNE loop request

CenturyLink is taking another shot in the special access war, saying that Windstream's request for the FCC to mandate that ILECs continue to unbundle next-gen DS1/DS3 loops should be denied.

AT&T seeks permission to shut down 13 legacy bridging and multiplexing services

AT&T (NYSE: T) has asked the FCC for permission to shut down 13 bridging and multiplexing services offered by its affiliates in its wireline territory, signaling yet another move to retire legacy...

Public Knowledge takes down Powell set-top demo, says it 'allows only cable-approved apps'

Non-profit public interest group Public Knowledge has sharply condemned a D.C. demonstration conducted Wednesday by NCTA chief Michael Powell and other opponents of the FCC's proposal to rewrite pay-TV set-top box legislation.

Google Fiber unveils 25 Mbps broadband plan for low-income families

Google Fiber will begin offering a symmetrical 25 Mbps broadband service option to low income neighborhood residents in Kansas City, Mo., one of its first FTTH markets.

CTIA fights controversial budget cap for Lifeline program

CTIA is fighting a Republican effort to impose a hard budget cap on Lifeline, a federal subsidy program for fixed-line and mobile phones that was recently expanded to cover broadband service.

NCTA chief Powell set to demo current device navigation alternatives

With Google having made the Beltway rounds several months ago, showing off a device that supposedly encompasses FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's plan for unlocking the leased pay-TV set-top, opponents of the proposal have prepped their own presentation.

AT&T decries Wheeler's special access proposal, says it will inhibit broadband investment

AT&T has wasted no time responding to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's call to revamp the way special access data services are regulated, arguing that new rules will stifle investment.

Report: Comcast seeking wireless tech execs with network, MVNO experience

Comcast is seeking tech executives with wireless experience for key positions in an apparent effort to develop an MVNO offering, according to  The Donohue Report.

Analysts expect incentive auction to generate between $32.8B and $43.8B

The FCC's upcoming incentive auction of 600 MHz airwaves likely won't generate as much money as last year's auction of AWS-3 spectrum, according to Evercore ISI analysts.

Sprint says ILEC control over special access cost U.S. economy $150B over five years

Charles McKee, VP of government affairs for federal and state regulatory at Sprint (NYSE: S), said that incumbent local exchange carriers' control over special access connections has "cost...