AT&T has been ordered to pay Two-Way Media LLC $27.5 million after a jury in a U.S. District Court in San Diego determined its U-verse service used technology that infringed on two Two-Way Media patents covering online audio and video streaming.
The FCC's review of Softbank's proposed $20.1 billion purchase of 70 percent of Sprint Nextel, as well as Sprint's bid to take control of Clearwire, is on track, according to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski.
With a surged in fixed Internet traffic already in progress and growth forecast to outstrip mobile data traffic in many countries, it's time to address fixed Internet issues, like broadband speeds, data caps, and usage patterns, in both commercial rollouts and in regulation.
Robert McDowell, one of the two Republican FCC commissioners, on Wednesday announced he will leave the regulator in the next few weeks.
Robert McDowell, one of the two Republican FCC commissioners, said he will resign from his post in the next few weeks, ending a tenure of nearly seven years at the commission. He was first appointed in 2006 and was reappointed in 2009.
In the technology industry, words like "newer," "faster" and "smarter" tend to dominate the space, so much so that we often forget the benefits of the technology we were using before our current gadgets. These benefits may have been omitted from more recent versions of technology for a variety of reasons such as design or cost. But two nascent companies, Aereo and Boxee, are encouraging online video viewers to take another look at a time-tested technology: antennas.
BSkyB's recent proposal to acquire the wireline assets of Telefonica's O2 UK subsidiary is facing a review by the UK's Office of Fair Trading.
Austria's LTE spectrum auction is set to take place this September, with one report indicating that four bidders could be lining up, including Swedish operator Tele2.
The trick in auction design is to encourage sufficient competition among bidders while also ensuring that there are adequate incentives for the operators and their financial backers to build out networks rapidly and on a widespread basis.
AT&T, CenturyLink and Verizon--three of the top U.S. telcos--have collectively said they don't support a set of new of cybersecurity recommendations developed by an advisory panel to the FCC.