Frontier says that the FCC should clarify that service providers that have accepted Connect America Fund phase II (CAF-II) funding do not have to provide voice service in extremely high-cost census blocks outside of their service area.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched a probe into possible anti-trust violations by Google. The inquiry is in the beginning phases, said the report, which is fully abstracted here by FierceWireless.
The Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether Google has restricted its competitors' access to its Android operating system and favored its own services, according to a Bloomberg report.
Verizon has told the FCC in a new filing that the commission should not revoke regulatory forbearance on Ethernet-based services because businesses and wholesale CLEC customers have a larger pool of sources to get these services.
Ofcom has reached a decision on how much UK mobile operators should pay for spectrum in the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz bands, ending a process that has dragged on since 2010 and also raising fears that consumer mobile prices will be increased as a result.
The American Cable Association has criticized the National Association of Broadcasters for what the cable lobbying org says is the incorrect description of its position on privately negotiated exclusivity arrangements between broadcasters and cable operators.
Verizon has fired back at the Communications Workers of America's claims that it has turned its back on its existing copper networks in its wireline region.
While Globalstar says a trial Chicago deployment confirms there are no interference or compatibility issues between the terrestrial low power service (TLPS) and Wi-Fi, nor with TLPS and Bluetooth operations in the 2.4 GHz ISM band, a short seller begs to differ.
The debate over LTE-U, which was developed outside the usual standards bodies, continues to pit the cable industry against the wireless industry. Are cable companies just being big bullies, or do they have legitimate objections to the technology?
Testing hardware and software in field trials has been routine for wireless operators, especially when new spectrum bands are introduced, but in the case of 600 MHz, which would involve both the introduction of a new spectrum band, and "perhaps new 5G technology," the need for thorough testing "would be even more critical," AT&T told the FCC in a filing earlier this week.