ORLANDO, Fla.--Google Fiber may be an ardent supporter of the FCC's new net neutrality rules, but Milo Medin, vice president for access services at Google Fiber, says that the order does not address the issue of what he calls "bandwidth abundance."
New America's Open Technology Institute (OTI) is warning the FCC that its proposed rules for the 3.5 GHz band could allow the spectrum to be used in an anti-competitive manner.
Xsight Systems, which supplies foreign object debris (FOD) technology to streamline takeoff and landing schedules for aircraft, is urging the FCC to protect existing and future FOD systems from interference as it considers rules on radar services in the 76-81 GHz band.
After complaining that U.S. regulators were dragging their feet when it comes to approving drone tests, Amazon received the go-ahead to begin testing its Prime Air drones in private U.S. airspace. The approval covers a period of two years.
Cogent and Level 3 Communications could be kicking off the initial disputes to the FCC's new net neutrality rules with a focus on how incumbent telcos and cable operators like Verizon and Comcast are degrading Internet traffic that goes to consumers' homes.
Windstream's Hosted Solutions subsidiary has completed a Service Organization Control (SOC) 3 examination for 14 of its cloud-enabled data centers, furthering its own commitment to meet high level compliance standards for its growing base of business customers.
CenturyLink has overcome another regulatory hurdle as the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) ruled that the telco now qualifies under the "midsize carrier" designation.
Like many smaller towns, Wareham, Mass., has come to the realization that fiber connectivity should be part of its infrastructure, so it has told Comcast to make it a requirement in its franchise renewal agreement.
California regulators continue to take a "hands-off" approach to the fact that Los Angeles Dodgers baseball games are unavailable to 70 percent of fans thanks to a stalemate between Time Warner Cable's SportsNet LA and surrounding cable, telco and satellite providers.
The FCC is investigating whether Verizon Wireless' program that inserted an undetectable and undeletable tracking ID into its subscribers' mobile Internet browsing activity violates consumer privacy laws.