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FCC OKs sweeping Spectrum Frontiers rules to open up nearly 11 GHz of spectrum

In one fell swoop, the FCC today put the U.S. in a 5G leadership position, voting 5-0 to approve its Spectrum Frontiers proceeding to make spectrum bands above 24 GHz available for 5G.

Comcast pledges $100M investment in Chicago-area network improvements

Comcast said will invest $100 million in network improvements for both Chicago-area residential and business customers over the next three years.

Comcast moves hint at new focus on mobile

It looks as though Comcast is getting more serious about establishing itself in the mobile biz, confirming a series of executive moves, including the promotion of Greg Butz to head up a new Comcast Mobile division.

'New Charter' poised to ratchet up competition in broadband following consolidation

As Charter works to digest its blockbuster acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, the next question becomes: What will the company do with its newfound footing?

Comcast: We'll ditch set-tops, just not anytime soon

As its lobbying org, the NCTA, pitches an alternative set-top regulation regimen calling for CPE to be ditched in favor of apps, Comcast walks a fine line.

FairPoint names Karen Turner as new CFO, replacing Sabherwal

FairPoint Communications said that Karen Turner will serve as the operator's new CFO following Ajay Sabherwal's resignation.

Google could face up to $7B in fines amid newest round of EU antitrust charges

Google is staring down another set of European Commission antitrust charges – the third since April 2015 – and this one could end up costing the tech giant as much as $7 billion in fines.

Dish Network finally launches voice remote

Dish Network is finally following through with the launch of its own voice remote, after a long-gestating research and development process.

Cord cutting will be down by about 100K in Q2, Evercore predicts

After hemorrhaging around 625,000 subscribers in the second quarter of 2015, pay-TV operators should report far more moderate declines in this year's Q2 period, Evercore predicts.

Comcast confirms creation of new mobile division

Comcast has confirmed a series of executive moves, including a promotion for Greg Butz, executive vice president of sales and marketing, who will now head up a new Comcast Mobile division.