AT&T has been accused by the NDIA of "digital redlining" in Cleveland, or passing over lower-income neighborhoods with broadband upgrades.
Lightower has joined wireless carriers AT&T and Verizon's outcry against local communities that have hindered small cell network builds.
Frontier Communications is looking to leverage some Connect America Fund (CAF) options to get additional funding for rural broadband.
A group of senators met with the FCC to talk about the merits of the current net neutrality rules.
AT&T's CFO said the carrier could surpass its FCC commitment to build out fiber to the premises (FTTP) services to 12.5 million homes.
Verizon is offering to install 50 small cells in Lowell, Massachusetts, as a wireless alternative to its FTTH-based Fios service.
FairPoint has been awarded $36.7 million in New York Broadband Phase 2 grants, enabling it to more effectively expand broadband in rural parts of the state.
The FCC set new rules for a “reverse auction” aimed at providing nearly $2 billion for rural broadband deployment.
AT&T, CenturyLink and Verizon’s latest pole pole attachment proposal has been met with protest from NCTA and Incompas.
TDS Telecom will use $75.1 million in FCC funds to expand broadband to 160,000 rural locations.