Wireless Internet

5G Security Factoring into House Defense Bill Talks, CTIA Balks

House Armed Services Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) confirmed that anxiety over Chinese telecom giants’ wireless advances could creep into House lawmakers’ must-pass defense policy legislation.

57 Rural WISPs File Letter in Support of EBS Filing Windows

Nearly five dozen rural, wireless internet service providers (WISPs) signed letters sent to the Federal Communications Commission to "express [their] enthusiastic support for the Commission to make available new Educational Broadband Service (EBS)

California Bill Would Stop Data Throttling During Emergencies

In the summer of 2018, Verizon Wireless triggered a major controversy in the public safety community when it temporarily reduced Internet service to firefighters in Santa Clara (CA) greatly diminishing their ability to provide emergency services w

Gov Kemp signs Georgia's rural broadband expansion measures

Gov. Brian Kemp (R-GA) signed several pieces of legislation designed to expand internet access to rural areas that now lack fast online services.


Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 12:15 to 13:30

In a special presentation at the National Collaborative for Digital Equity's 2nd Annual Invitational Summit, the SHLB Coalition and Dr. Raul Katz will release the results of a study demonstrating the economic benefits of awarding wireless Educational Broadband Service (EBS) licenses to Tribal Nations and educational institutions. 



Tue, 05/14/2019 - 08:45 to Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:30

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for May 2019 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the May Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 9, 2019:

USTelecom Responds to Cable Entities on Broadband Mapping

USTelecom, the Independent Telephone andTelecommunications Alliance (ITTA) and the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) filed a letter on April

FCC's May Agenda: Fast, Reliable, and Secure

At the Federal Communications Commission’s May meeting, we will take action to advance the goal of security.

AT&T’s speed test results aren’t as fast as they seem

AT&T is the fastest US mobile provider but probably not by as much as first reported, according to