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FCC's Lifeline overhaul sets fire to a bridge over the digital divide

[Commentary] The Federal Communications Commission took its first major step toward overhauling the controversial Lifeline program in a move that will punish not just low-income citizens but perhaps small, innovative service providers as well.  Ye

AT&T's Donovan says company will take a more incremental approach to fiber builds

As part of its 2015 merger with DirecTV, the Federal Communications Commission required that AT&T expand its deployment of high-speed, fiber-optic broadband internet service to 12.5 million customer locations, as well as to E-rate eligible sch

States contest FCC’s small cell rule, prompting Senate bill

Twenty-five states, including NY and CA, have not adopted the Federal Communications Commission’s new rule regarding the deployment of new small cell equipment.

In T-Mobile/Sprint talks, getting to 4 sparks more questions than answers

Amid reports that the Department of Justice (DoJ) is exploring conditions that could create a fourth competitor if the proposed combination of T-Mobile and Sprint were to happen, analysts raised a number of questions around how such a deal might b