Wireless Telecommunications

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

Frontier, CenturyLink, Windstream see broadband wireless as a gap filler for CAF-II obligations, but is it optimal?

[Commentary] Frontier's recent revelation that it intends to use fixed wireless to address the rural broadband availability problem using the second phase of the Federal Communications Commission’s Connect America Fund (CAF-II) program is set on a

Sprint's Revived Push for T-Mobile Hurtles Toward Old US Foes

Masayoshi Son is taking another run at his dream to create a US mobile phone heavyweight, but a revived deal would be scrutinized by many of the same officials who batted down his last attempt.

Chairman Pai Remarks at Reagan Presidential Library

As the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, I have a special interest in the progress that was made in communications and technology policy during the Reagan Administration.

Communications Workers of America to FCC: Wireless is No Substitute for Wired Internet

The Federal Communications Commission recently asked for input on whether wireless is now a substitute for wired broadband.

FCC Grants Experimental License for Project Loon to Operate in Puerto Rico

The Federal Communications Commission has granted an experimental license for Project Loon, led by Google's parent company Alphabet, to help provide emergency cellular service in Puerto Rico.

Lawmakers to FCC: Do Not Weaken Broadband Internet Standards for Americans

Over 30 Democratic Members of Congress sent a bicameral letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai opposing his efforts to lower broadband Internet standards for millions of Americans.

Microsoft to help expand rural broadband in 6 states

Microsoft announced it is teaming up with communities in six states to to invest in technology and related jobs in rural and smaller metropolitan areas.

Remarks of FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly Before 5G Americas' "Technology Briefing"

Global Harmonization & US Leadership in Wireless Technologies.

Firsthand Lessons from First Responders

September 2017 will long be remembered for devastating storms. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria each caused billions of dollars in damage, claimed the lives of many Americans, and disrupted millions more.

FCC Advances Up To $76.9 Million To Restore Communications Networks In Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands Devastated By Maria

Responding to the destruction of communications networks wreaked by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federal Communications Commission took steps to immediately provide up to $76.9 million to help restore service.