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Verizon blasts Find Me 911 Coalition report on 911 location data

Verizon Wireless hit back hard against the Find Me 911 Coalition, arguing to the Federal Communications Commission that the group was spreading "misleading" information about how often Verizon provides the most precise location information needed

T-Mobile: 92% of MetroPCS CDMA subs moved onto GSM network amid shutdown in 3 markets

T-Mobile US said 92 percent of MetroPCS' customers on its legacy code division multiple access (CDMA) network in Boston, Hartford (CT) and Las Vegas moved onto T-Mobile's network after T-Mobile shut off MetroPCS CDMA service in those markets.

AT&T, CenturyLink and competitors are divided on dark fiber potential

Interest in dark fiber has reemerged in telecom due to the escalating demands for business services and by wireless operators that need bigger backhaul pipes to keep up with the insatiable demand for wireless data.

AT&T, Google and others pick apart FCC's 3.5 GHz spectrum-sharing scheme

The Federal Communications Commission has a lot of work ahead if it hopes to create consensus around its plans for a Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) at 3.5 GHz, as specific parts of its proposed rulemaking have come under attack from multi

Verizon's copper-to-fiber transition faces District of Columbia PSC investigation

Verizon's ongoing copper-to-fiber migration in the District of Columbia is now the subject of a Public Service Commission (PSC) investigation on how it will affect local consumers and businesses.

Map shows possible TV white-space coverage zones for 16,500+ libraries

An interactive online map from the Gigabit Libraries Network (GLN) shows prospective TV white space (TVWS) coverage zones for the more than 16,500 US public libraries, which the GLN is using to make a pitch for including such facilities in upcomin

Sprint to help bring rural LTE partners into the 2.5 GHz ecosystem

Sprint will work with its rural LTE roaming partners to get them access to LTE devices and network infrastructure for the 2.5 GHz band. Technology alignment is a part of the agreements that Sprint announced with 12 operators in mid-June.

Moffett: FCC's broadband redefinition would skew penetration numbers

A Federal Communications Commission proposal to raise the definition of broadband will skew penetration statistics, according to a report from MoffettNathanson.

Comcast-TWC would control 29% of the US pay TV market, nearly 36% of broadband: report

Culling through all the various due diligence and Securities and Exchange Commission filings, SNL Kagan released what is perhaps the clearest numerical snapshot yet of what a combined Comcast-Time Warner Cable would look like, post-merger.

Time Warner Cable anxious to exploit expanded 5 GHz access for 'community Wi-Fi'

Two Federal Communications Commission waivers being sought by Time Warner Cable reveal the cable operator is chomping at the bit to make use of the 100 MHz of 5 GHz U-NII-1 band spectrum that the commission voted in March to open up for broad, unl