Communication at a distance, especially the electronic transmission of signals via the telephone

Gov. Brown, veto the bill that lets rich telecoms use public property practically free

[Commentary] The California Legislature wants to give telecom companies a nice big gift: at least $30 million a year, and perhaps billions of dollars in savings at the direct expense of cities that both rely on the money and use their current leve

Europe’s telecoms groups warn over regulation

The European telecoms sector has lost €100 million a day to disruptive technology companies over the past decade, says a report commissioned by Etno, the trade body that represents the region’s largest operators.

FCC embraces market-based solution for toll-free numbers

[Commentary] At first glance, tomorrow’s Open Meeting at the Federal Communications Commission seems rather mundane — particularly after last summer’s high-profile internet freedom proceeding.

Verizon seeks FCC permission to retire copper in 8 markets, emphasizes call to revise processes

Verizon has asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to retire copper in eight Northeast markets (Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maryland and Delaware), marking another step in the comp

Rural Telecom Economics: Telergee Report Finds Revenues Up, Profits Down

The average small rural telecommunications company saw revenues increase in 2016 but profitability declined in comparison with the previous year, according to the latest Telergee Benchmark Study.

Trump’s FCC Will Let Big Telecom Destroy Small Houston ISPs As It Rebuilds After Harvey

As Texas starts to dry out from the damage of Hurricane Harvey, another perfect storm is forming.

Remarks of FCC Commissioner O'Rielly Before 7th Congreso Internacional de Espectro, Bogota, Columbia

As far as the US perspective, our priorities generally seek to create a regulatory environment that provides our telecommunications industries the opportunity to innovate, obtain investment and ensure continued growth for years to come.

The FCC’s Plan to Gut Tech Transitions Rules Is Bad for Consumers, Small Businesses and Competition

In April 2017, the Federal Communications Commission began a wireline infrastructure proceeding designed to accelerate broadband deployment.

FCC Seeks Comment On NECA 2018 Average Schedule Company Universal Service HCLS Formula

On August 30, 2017, the National Exchange Carrier Association, Inc. (NECA) filed its 2018 Modification of the Average Schedule Universal Service High Cost Loop Support Formula.

Harvey highlights issues of aging 911 tech

As flood waters began swallowing roads and homes during Tropical Storm Harvey, panicked Houston residents did what everyone in the US is programed to do in an emergency. They dialed 911.