Wireless Internet

Date/Location Details: 

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Date: 
Wed, 07/25/2018 - 10:00

The hearing will examine the economic impact of 5G and the importance of American leadership to meet the growing consumer demand for reliable broadband services.

Witnesses:



Google’s Grip on Search Is Secure, but Getting Pricier

complying with the European Commission’s demand to loosen up requirements for handset makers to pre-install Google’s apps on their phones has the potential to raise the costs that have already been acting as a counterweight to the profit margins f

WISPA Outlines Broadband Fixed Wireless Economics, Policy Goals Before Congress

Broadband fixed wireless economics are considerably better than those for fiber-to-the-home, said Claude Aiken, president and CEO of the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) in written testimony presented to the House  Subcommit

FCC Establishes Pleading Cycle for T-Mobile/Sprint Transaction

T-Mobile US and Sprint have filed applications seeking Federal Communications Commission consent to the transfer of control of the licenses, authorizations, and spectrum leases held by Sprint and its subsidiaries to T-Mobile and the pro forma tran

FCC Announces Updated Lifeline Minimum Service

The Federal Communications Commission's Wireline Competition Bureau updated minimum service standards levels for speed and usage allowances for Lifeline-supported services as required by the 2016 Lifeline Order including newly-calculated minimum s

EU fines Google record €4.3bn over Android

The European Commission has hit Google with a €4.3 billion (~$5.6 billion) fine, imposing a record penalty on the US group for abusing its dominant position in the Android operating system for mobile phones. The decision takes aim at a core part o

Consumer Preferences Tilting Toward Mobile Broadband

The Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) commissioned an independent market research survey to determine the preferences of consumers and identify the types of activities consumers engage in when they go online.

Use of mobile devices for news continues to grow, outpacing desktops and laptops

Mobile devices have become one of the most common ways Americans get news, outpacing desktop or laptop computers. Roughly six-in-ten U.S.

Date/Location Details: 

Open Technology Institute 
New America

Date: 
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:00 to 14:00

By 2020, it is expected that there will be 20 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices deployed around the globe. As more companies release internet-connected devices, it is the security flaws making headline news rather than the potential of these devices to transform our world for the better.



How AT&T’s plan to become the new Facebook could be a privacy nightmare

 AT&T now owns an internet service provider, a cellular service provider, a satellite cable TV provider, and Time Warner media properties including CNN and HBO.