AT&T (NYSE: T) has filed a petition with the FCC to shut down its BellSouth analog video service in Carbon Hill, Alabama, and Kings Point, Florida, citing low demand and the growing availability...
Even though the timeline for deploying LTE-U equipment has been pushed back while the Wi-Fi Alliance finalizes a coexistence test plan for LTE-U and Wi-Fi, Verizon and T-Mobile US could still benefit with a time-to-market advantage over LAA, analysts said.
CenturyLink is replacing its aging copper-based wireline facilities in seven cities, potentially setting itself up for a wave of protests from consumers and CLECs that use existing facilities-- similar to those faced by Verizon and AT&T as they transition their legacy networks.
Frontier Communications has asked the FCC for more time to revise its National Discount Plan (NDP) so it can provide more information about how its updates would affect existing and future customers.
A handful of the world's top programmers said they support the pay-TV industry's "Ditch the Box" proposal for opening up set-top boxes – however they urged the FCC to ensure that their own apps on a set-top box be given "parity" with pay-TV providers' apps.
With the FCC set to vote on new rules for millimeter wave spectrum on July 14, the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) and T-Mobile US still have a lot of concerns they want addressed.
T-Mobile US is urging the FCC to take a different approach to several big issues announced in a recent Fact Sheet the commission released. The company said that for 28 GHz in particular, the commission should continue to license satellite operations on a secondary basis only.
5G functionality is on track to expand wireless functionality over 4G LTE's capabilities, but there is more policymakers can do to set the stage for innovation, ITIF found in a new report it released Thursday.
Mobile carriers and would-be wireless service providers are highly unlikely to meet the FCC's enormous $86.4 billion clearing cost to acquire TV broadcasters' spectrum at auction. And while that may not be good news for existing network operators, it may boost the value of spectrum that's already being held by players such as Dish Network and Ligado.
Pointing to a number of high-profile hacking incidents involving motor vehicles over the last year and General Motors' intention to deploy dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) in some model cars this fall, Public Knowledge (PK) and the New America Open Technology Institute (OTI) are petitioning the FCC to immediately prohibit use of DSRC until it adopts service rules that protect the cybersecurity and privacy of DSRC users.