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C Spire forms consortium to bridge digital gap in rural areas

C Spire, the nation’s sixth-largest wireless operator, is partnering with Airspan Networks, Microsoft, Nokia and Siklu to improve and extend the availability of fixed and wireless broadband in rural areas.

Telefónica offloads Central American assets to Carlos Slim's América Móvil

Telefónica took a small bite out of its debt load by selling off two of its operations in Central America to América Móvil for $648 million.

California’s Public Advocates Office argues strongly against T-Mobile/Sprint merger

California’s Public Advocates Office, a nonpartisan and publicly funded agency that advocates on behalf of California residents with respect to energy, water, and communications regulations, strongly recommended a denial of T-Mobile’s pr

Commissioner Rosenworcel: 2.5 GHz spectrum key for 5G in rural areas

Wireless carriers would benefit if the Federal Communications Commission were to conduct an incentive auction for the 2.5 GHz airwaves that were allocated years ago for educational purposes, according to FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel.

FCC Commissioner Carr talks infrastructure, spectrum and jobs needed for 5G

For most consumers and businesses, 5G is still an intangible technology that appears to be driven more by marketing than actual results, but Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr tried to synthesize the opportunity in remarks at the Eur