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Germany's Fraunhofer Institute prepares to show off Li-Fi hotspot at Electronica

The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems in Dresden, Germany, is ready to shine the light on its communication modules that can wirelessly transfer data at a speed of up to 1 Gigabit per second over a distance of up to 10 meters.

Tesla's Elon Musk considers using 700 small satellites to deliver Internet access, report says

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk is looking at ways to make smaller, less-expensive satellites that can deliver Internet access across the globe, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter.

Net neutrality: Netflix says fast-lane fees to Comcast are 150% more than cost of transport

As the FCC prepares for the next round of deliberation on potential Open Internet rules, Netflix filed another comment arguing that Internet service providers can bottleneck traffic at will, with no rules in place to stop them from doing so. Further, it pointed out that the fees it now pays to Comcast for preferred access to its last-mile network are more than what Netflix pays to get its data to the cable operator's doorstep.

Seven Colorado cities get green light to build municipal broadband networks

Colorado may give hope to other states that are looking to build municipal broadband networks as seven of the state's communities voted earlier this week to let their local government entities offer broadband services.

Wrapping up the Q3 wireless earnings season

The third-quarter earnings season for the wireless industry is now officially at a close. To review how things shook out, check out our third-quarter earnings page, where all of the results have been compiled.

Netherlands leads with in-home Wi-Fi connectivity, says Strategy Analytics

When it comes to in-home Wi-Fi adoption, a new Strategy Analytics study reveals that consumers in the Netherlands are leading the charge, with France ranking No. 7, the U.S. at No. 11 and the UK at No. 4.

Verizon's cloud platform gets FedRAMP authorization from Health and Human Services

Verizon Enterprise Solutions' cloud computing platform strengthened its bond further with its government agency customers by gaining the authority to operate from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.

Ericsson's Vestberg discusses software transformation, 5G aspirations and more

STOCKHOLM-- On a snowy day in Stockholm during Ericsson's Business Innovation Forum conference,  Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg talked with FierceWireless Editor-in-Chief Sue Marek about the company's transformation from a hardware to a software company, its sudden exit from the modem business and why he thinks 5G will be a reality in 2020. The following is an excerpt of their conversation.

FCC says programmers can't limit access to documents during merger reviews

The FCC has told top media conglomerates that they can't restrict access to individuals who want to see deal-related documents as part of ongoing pay-TV merger reviews. As reported in  FierceCable  citing a  Multichannel News  article, the FCC said that the programmers--which include Disney, Fox, Time Warner Inc. and Viacom--provide no real argument as to why they should deny 245 individuals access to the documents.

Level 3 adds Google's Cloud platform to its ecosystem

Level 3 has enhanced its growing presence as an enabler of cloud services by adding Google's Cloud Platform, which enables developers and enterprises to build, test and deploy applications on Google's infrastructure, to its Cloud Connect Solutions ecosystem.