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FCC's biz data proposal could stunt 5G development, NCTA said

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's stated goal of having the U.S. become a leader in 5G wireless technology could be undermined by his proposal to regulate business data services, the NCTA said.

Cable One clarifies FICO Score usage with FCC, says it has its own system for determining customer value

Cable One has written the FCC to clarify remarks made by CEO Thomas Might regarding the use of FICO credit scores to qualify customers.

CTIA urges FCC to modify historical preservation siting rules for small cell, DAS deployments

While the FCC has been taking steps as of late to streamline the approval process for installing new small cells and DAS, CTIA is asking the commission to make further modifications to the rules.

Reverse auction of 600 MHz spectrum could end this week: BTIG

The "reverse" portion of the FCC's incentive auction of 600 MHz spectrum could end this week, BTIG Research reported. And that will trigger the FCC's disclosure of the amount of money bidders in the forward auction must spend to end the event.

FCC to make 4x more licensed, 'flexible use' spectrum available in Spectrum Frontiers move

If the FCC votes to adopt the proposed Spectrum Frontiers rulemaking on July 14, it will be making available more spectrum for flexible use wireless broadband than ever before: a total of 10.85 GHz, giving wireless operators and others a whole lot more spectrum to play with.

AT&T defends streamlining TDM-to-IP process

AT&T is defending its record on TDM-to-IP trials in Alabama and Florida, calling out Public Knowledge's statement about its request to streamline the transition process.

Dish uses Senate hearings to blast broadcasters over blackouts

During a Senate hearing Thursday aimed at questioning pay-TV operators about customer service, Dish Network used the occasion to take another shot at broadcasters and blackouts caused by retransmission disputes.

AT&T, others say new submarine reporting rules 'flawed,' lack real analysis

The FCC approved rules that require submarine cable operators to report significant outages to the regulator, an initiative that could hold operators more accountable. But AT&T and others say the measure is flawed.

Net neutrality advocates target zero-rated offerings from Verizon, T-Mobile, others

Net neutrality advocates delivered 100,000 letters to the FCC from internet users urging the commission to clamp down on Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Comcast for offering zero-rated data services.

NYU Wireless' Rappaport encouraged by US policy on 5G spectrum

One of the biggest proponents for unleashing millimeter wave spectrum in the U.S. said this week that he's encouraged by what the FCC is doing – in fact, it's exceeding even his expectations.