Wireless Internet

FCC Updates National Broadband Map to Include Form 477 Data as of June 2017

The Federal Communications Commission released updated data on fixed broadband deployment and mobile voice and broadband deployment as of June 30, 2017. These data were collected through FCC Form 477 and are available on the Commission’s website.

The 5G Race: China and US Battle to Control World’s Fastest Wireless Internet

The early waves of mobile communications were largely driven by American and European companies.

Sens Feinstein, Harris Call on Telecoms to Guarantee Service to First Responders During Emergencies

Sens Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) called on the Federal Communications Commission, Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, and T-Mobile to guarantee service to first responders during emergencies and clarify policies regarding unlimited dat

Starry, the startup that is trying to beam cheap internet into low-income communities

Based in Boston, the internet provider Starry has launched Starry Connect, an initiative that equips the common areas, computer rooms, and hallways of the Boston Housing Authority’s Ausonia Apartments

Commissioner Rosenworcel Remarks at Silicon Flatirons

Today, in the spirit of learning from the past and building a brighter future, I want to focus on two specific bands where I believe we can do better—the 5.9 and 2.5 GHz bands.

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The Next Generation 5G network promises more than blazing fast wireless broadband. Cities will become smarter, and analysts expect 5G will enable the Internet of Things, encompassing a wide array of industries. As 5G implementation moves closer to reality, the industry, policymakers, and others are grappling with the challenges and long-term benefits of rolling out the technology.



Largest US Wireless ISP Offers Its Take on Suburban Fixed 5G

An interview with Rise Broadband co-founder Jeff Kholer. Rise Broadband is the largest US wireless Internet service provider (ISP). 

The race to become "smart cities"

Cities are increasingly marketing themselves as "smart cities" — hyper-connected, sensor-equipped communities — in their latest economic development pitch to attract workers and businesses.

Millions could lose low-cost phone service under FCC reforms

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, appointed to the post by President Donald Trump, wants to remove a majority of wireless providers that participate in the Lifeline program, in an attempt to eliminate “waste, fraud and abuse.” I

Corning Report on Small Cell Fees

Corning filed a report at the Federal Communications Commission on August 29, 2018, entitled “Assessing the Impact of Removing Regulatory Barriers on Next Generation Wireless and Wireline Broadband Infrastructure Investment: Annex 2, 5G Attachment