Wireless Internet

Rural Kids Face an Internet 'Homework Gap.' The FCC Could Help

While several slices of spectrum can carry mobile internet, the most promising for rural school districts is one the Federal Communications Commission first reserved for educational television broadcasts in the 1960s.

Despite sky-high expectations, wireless capital expenditures show signs of sluggishness

At the start of 2018, a wide array of analysts predicted a dramatic upswing in the amount of money wireless network operators would spend improving their networks this year compared with spending in previous years.

Why San Jose Kids Do Homework in Parking Lots

More than 10.7 million low-income households in the United States lack access to quality internet service.

FCC Commissioner Carr, San Jose Mayor Spar Over 5G

The Federal Communications Commission's Brendan Carr is taking off the gloves in a fight with San Jose (CA) Mayor Sam Liccardo.

Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks to Build Smart Cities of Tomorrow

Several elements involved in the deployment of Smart Cities rely on Federal Communications Commission activity or involvement. Let’s explore some of the policy issues and discussions that may be necessary to make Smart Cities happen in the near te

Cable Companies and Municipalities: Natural Smart Community Partners

Cable Internet service providers (ISPs) can make smart cities become a reality and offer city planners successful case studies and useful planning steps for how to make their communities digital leaders.

Affordable Communication Is Under Attack

The support structures that assist low-income families cannot work unless those in need have functional means of communication.

FCC Proposes More Spectrum for Unlicensed Use

The Federal Communications Commission proposed to make up to 1200 megahertz of spectrum available for use by unlicensed devices in the 6 GHz band (5.925-7.125 GHz). The proposed rules are designed to allow unlicensed devices to operate in the 6 GH

5G is coming, but not everyone is happy about it

For 5G, rather than relying on the huge cellular towers that already loom over industrial parks and shopping centers, carriers are counting on "small cell" antennas placed only hundreds of feet apart.

A Fresh Look at the 5.9 GHz Band

It’s time for the Federal Communications Commission to take a fresh look at the 5.9 GHz band.