Wireless Telecommunications

Communication at a distance, especially the electronic transmission of signals via cell phones

The FCC's July Meeting: A Broadband Action Blockbuster

The Federal Communications Commission held its monthly open meeting on July 10. We gave a preview of the meeting a few weeks back.

White House convened top officials to combat infighting over 5G

Tensions over 5G have come to a head within the Trump administration, prompting Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney to convene a high-level White House meeting to hammer out policy disputes between government agencies.

Chairman Pai Statement Following FCC's SHAKEN/STIR Robocall Summit

“We must move aggressively to help consumers combat scam robocalls that use and abuse caller ID spoofing, and that’s why we held today’s summit.

Sponsor: 

Communications and Technology Subcommittee

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:30
Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Thu, 07/11/2019 - 09:30 to 15:30

9:30 am Introduction by Lisa Hone, Deputy Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau, FCC

9:35 am Panel 1: Progress Made by Major Voice Service Providers in Deploying SHAKEN/STIR

Introduction: Chris Wendt, Director of Technical Research & Development for IP Communications, Comcast, and Co-author of SHAKEN and STIR standards

Moderators: Kris Monteith, Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau, FCC Matthew Collins, Attorney Advisor, Wireline Competition Bureau, FCC

Panelists:



Ookla US Speed Test: As 5G dawns, US mobile download speeds jump, uploads stay slow

No matter how you look at it, mobile network performance has improved in the US thus far in 2019. In Q1-Q2 2019, the US ranked 40th in the world for mean download speed over mobile, which positions the country between Spain and Saudi Arabia.

Verification of Mobile Wireless Service in Puerto Rico Post Hurricane Maria

The Universal Service Administrative Company used airborne drones to measure mobile wireless coverage in Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria.

FCC Establishes Procedures for 5G Incentive Auction

The Federal Communications Commission established procedures for the third auction of high-band, flexible-use licenses suitable for 5G.

FCC Transforms 2.5 GHz Band for 5G Services

The Federal Communications Commission voted to modernize the outdated regulatory framework for the 2.5 GHz band to make this swath of vital mid-band spectrum available for advanced wireless services, including 5G.

An Interview with Gigi Sohn: Net neutrality was repealed a year ago. What’s happened since?

A Q&A with Gigi Sohn, Benton Senior Fellow and a distinguished fellow at Georgetown Law’s Institute for Technology Law and Policy.