Wireless Internet

Date/Location Details: 

Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:00

At this meeting, the BDAC will consider reports and recommendations from its working groups, including the Model Code for Municipalities working group and the Model Code for States working group. In addition, the BDAC will continue its discussions on how to accelerate the deployment of broadband by reducing and/or removing regulatory barriers to infrastructure investment. This agenda may be modified at the discretion of the BDAC Chair and the Designated Federal Officer (DFO).



Zero-rating arrangements of mobile Internet access service providers – An analysis of main factors shaping the need for regulatory interventions

Zero-rating is the practice of providers of radio-based Internet access for moving telecommunication devices of excluding traffic generated by specific online applications from usage counted towards capped allowances or strictly metered tariffs of

Carriers Are Hoarding America’s Bandwidth. Google Just Wants Them to Share

A Google-led plan to overhaul how valuable airwaves are used for calls and texts is gaining momentum across the wireless industry, giving the company the chance to play a central role in networks of the future.

Understanding the trend to mobile-only internet connections: A decomposition analysis

A growing portion of internet users rely solely on mobile devices such as smartphones for their online access. The percentage of “mobile-only” households increased from 9% in 2011 to 20% in 2015, more than doubling in only four years.

5G could widen the gap between haves and have-nots

For all the hype and potential benefits that stem from 5G, there are few parts of the world that will actually see deployments in the next few years.

FCC Acts To Facilitate Deployment Of 5G And Wireless Broadband Infrastructure

The Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules streamlining the wireless infrastructure siting review process to facilitate the deployment of next-generation wireless facilities. The Order focuses on ensuring the FCC’s rules properly addr

Lawmakers Hammer FCC's Carr Over 5G Deployment Order

On March 22, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on an order to streamline environmental and historic preservation reviews for 5G facilities deployment. Reps.

Internet access is quietly changing Seattle’s tent cities

When Seattle librarians visited the gated cluster of tents and tiny houses that make up Camp Second Chance in White Center, they brought Star Wars comics, Dean Koontz books and Jon Krakauer’s “Into the Wild” for homeless campers to check out.

Want a 5G wireless box in front of your house?

[Commentary] The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote on a measure which would exempt 5G infrastructure from environmental and historic reviews.

In the Aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Resilience and Challenges in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands

Nearly six months have passed since Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In the immediate aftermath of the storms, communications networks were virtually wiped out.