Wireless Internet

Why Companies and Countries Are Battling for Ascendancy in 5G

Being at the forefront of a new technology often provides a strategic advantage. That helps explain why there is so much scrapping now by companies and countries over a next wave of wireless technology known as 5G.

Date/Location Details: 

Voices for Internet Freedom Coalition and Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI)

Date: 
Thu, 03/08/2018 - 12:00 to 13:30

In light of recent decisions by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), I invite you to join the Voices for Internet Freedom Coalition, a coalition of organizations fighting to protect the digital rights of communities of color, for a lunch briefing focused on Lifeline, Net Neutrality, and other recent FCC decisions. The briefing will be held Thursday, March 8th from 12:00 – 1:30 pm in Rayburn 2044.



Lifeline’s proposed reseller ban will likely harm low-income households

[Commentary] The Lifeline program is one of the Federal Communications Commission’s most important, most noble ventures.

FCC says small cells will close the digital divide. Most say they won't

Many local officials, engineers and wireless consultants contend that changes Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai advocates to limit local regulation of small-cell permitting, design, fees and other charges used to access cities’ p

5G wireless pits cities against telecoms and their friends in the FCC

Many people are worked up over so-called small cells, the next generation of wireless technology that telecommunications firms and cell-tower builders want to place on streetlights and utility poles throughout neighborhoods nationwide.

Congressional Leaders Announce FCC Reauthorization and Spectrum Agreement

House Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

Senate Passes Broadband Data Bill

The Senate has passed the Rural Wireless Access Act of 2017.

Winning the Wireless Future

[Press release] I want the United States to win the 5G race.

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for March 2018 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the March Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday March 22, 2018:

Nokia, Facebook Team Up on High-Speed Fixed Wireless

Nokia will combine its worldwide delivery capabilities and wireless passive optical network (WPON) with Facebook’s Terragraph technology to launch global gigabit broadband trials in 2018 with select customers.