Wireless Internet

T-Mobile's Legere: No Huawei Tech Going in 5G Net, Period

T-Mobile CEO John Legere told the House Judiciary Committee that his network does not now include technology from Chinese Telecom Huawei, that a new T-Mobile-Sprint 5G network would not contain such tech, and that he would even help others try to

Chairman Pai’s Response Regarding the Investigation on Wireless Carriers Sharing Location Information Without Adequate Safeguards

On January 24, 2019, 15 senators sent Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai a letter urging the FCC and the Federal Trade Commission to broadly investigate the sale of Americans' location data by wifeless carriers, location aggregato

Chairman Pai’s Response to Concerns About the Proposed T-Mobile Sprint Merger

On February 12, 2019, 9 senators wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai urging the FCC to reject the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint.

Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Put Wi-Fi on School Buses and Help Close the Digital Divide

Sen Tom Udall (D-NM) and Reps Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) and Deb Haaland (D-NM) introduced a bill to make it easier to put wireless internet on school buses in order to help students without broadband access at home get online to study, learn, an

Sponsor: 

House Judiciary Committee

Date: 
Tue, 03/12/2019 - 14:00

T-Mobile promises to support low-income Lifeline program 'indefinitely' if merger approved

In its continued effort to gain approval for its merger with Sprint, T-Mobile has pledged to keep supporting Sprint's low-income Assurance Wireless brand "indefinitely." Assurance along with Sprint's other prepaid brands, Boost Mobile and Virgin W

Lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill for Internet of Things security standards

The Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019, a bipartisan, bicameral bill introduced March 11, would require the government to make sure that any devices it purchases meet minimum security requirements.

Trump’s 5G Plan Is More Than a Gift to His Base

The Trump re-election campaign’s wireless open access proposal was a poorly vetted scheme pos

New York City Tries to Even Out Access to Wireless Networks

Companies hunting for space to place wireless equipment in New York City snapped up the rights to street lamps and traffic lights dotting Fifth Avenue in the heart of Manhattan in 2013.

Sponsor: 

Institute for Technology Law and Policy

Georgetown Law

Date: 
Tue, 03/05/2019 - 12:00 to 14:00

A debate & panel discussion with leading proponents and opponents of the deal

Debate

The Hon. Robert McDowell, Cooley LLP
David Goodfriend, The Goodfriend Group

Panel

Seth Bloom, Bloom Stategic Counsel
The Hon. Mignon Clyburn, Former FCC Commissioner
Yosef Getachew, Common Cause
Ben Moncrief, C Spire
Moderator: Alexandra Givens, Georgetown Institute for Tech Law & Policy