Wireless Internet

Chairman Pai Statement on Circulation of Mobility Fund Challenge Order

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated for a vote by his fellow commissioners an Order to extend by 90 days the window to file challenges to the eligibility map for the upcoming Mobility Fund Phase II broadband auction.

FCC Proposes Steps Towards Auction of 37 GHz, 39 GHz, and 47 GHz Bands

The Federal Communications Commission proposed next steps to prepare the upper 37 GHz, 39 GHz, and 47 GHz bands for auction.

Even Alphabet is having trouble reinventing smart cities

An ambitious smart-city project spearheaded by Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs has run into local resistance, causing delays. Waterfront Toronto, a development agency founded by the Canadian government, partnered with the Google sister company i

T-Mobile and Sprint: How Fewer Competitors Could Increase Competition

Poring through hundreds of pages of documents submitted to the government by T-Mobile and Sprint and transcripts of testimony in front of Congress makes it clear that going from four competitors to three — AT&T, Verizon and a combined T-Mobile

T-Mobile, Nokia Teaming up on $3.5 Billion 5G Equipment Deal

T-Mobile and Nokia have agreed to a $3.5 billion deal to accelerate deployment of a nationwide 5G network. Under terms of today’s announcement, T-Mobile gains access to Nokia’s complete end-to-end 5G technology, software and services portfolio.

Is wireless competitive? AT&T, Verizon say yes—but others disagree

AT&T: “Competition has never been greater than it has been over the past two years, and as a result prices are at all-time lows, output is at all-time highs, and innovation, network quality and consumer satisfaction are at unprecedented levels

FCC Seeks Comment on the State of Fixed Broadband Competition

The Federal Communications Commission seeks information and data for the Commission’s analysis of fixed broadband competition as required by RAY BAUM’S Act of 2018.

Comcast installed Wi-Fi gear without approval—and Corvallis (OR) is not happy

Comcast recently installed Wi-Fi equipment in public rights of way without permits in the city of Corvallis (OR).

Stoping the 5G Digital Divide Before It Happens

As predicted 10 years ago, in the absence of anti-redlining provisions, carriers have not invested in upgrading their broadband capacity in communities of color at anything close to the same rate they have upgraded in wealthier, whiter neighborhoo