Europe's leading telecoms executives have been falling over themselves to call for more industry consolidation to counter falling prices in the market, and the CEO of Danish operator TDC, Carsten Dilling, is the latest to wade into the debate.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler indicated in his first major policy address as chairman that one of the agency's key goals is ensuring that all carriers have enough spectrum to compete and operate their networks.
West Virginia might have to return $2.5 million in broadband stimulus funds if competitive provider Citynet can't convince the NTIA to approve its middle mile fiber project. The project is also under fire from Frontier Communications and the Communications Workers of America.
TeliaSonera said it has terminated the employment contracts of four senior employees, including its chief financial officer, following a wider review conducted by law firm Norton Rose Fulbright into business practices at its Eurasian operations.
Austria's operators are lining up to complain about the high price they are being forced to pay for new mobile spectrum after the country's recent auction raised around €2 billion (US$2.7 billion) from the three leading players.
FilmOn X continued to blaze a unique legal path for itself and potentially its rival Aereo. The company was held in contempt of court and threatened with a $20,000 per-day fine for violating a judge's injunction against its service in October.
The Department of Defense and the broadcasting industry struck a deal that will clear the way for the FCC to auction the 1755-1780 MHz band as part of the AWS-3 auction, a move long sought by the CTIA and wireless carriers clamoring for more airwaves.
In the latest edition of our Top Wireline Telecom Turkeys, we are serving up a healthy portion of companies' failed initiatives, products, strategies, and executive mishaps of 2013.
Windstream is the latest service provider to ask the FCC to take a closer look at AT&T's proposal to eliminate discounts for five-year and longer term plans for its TDM-based special access services.
The FCC revealed the first data points from its mobile speed test application for Android devices, whoing the app has been installed more than 30,000 times so far and has generated around 40,000 collections of the full suite of mobile broadband speed measurements.