Wireless Telecommunications

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

FCC Seeks To Expand Use Of and Investment In 4.9 Ghz Band

The Federal Communications Commission proposed action to promote more flexible and intensive use of the 4.9 GHz band, a segment of spectrum designated for public safety communications. In a Sixth Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the FCC seek

FCC Improves Rules For Wireless Signal Boosters

The Federal Communications Commission took steps to provide increased flexibility in the use of consumer signal boosters and proposed additional actions to further enhance the usefulness and effectiveness of these boosters.

Reps Eshoo and Clarke Urge FCC Chairman to Protect Lifeline Program

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY) sent a letter signed by over 60 House members to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, urging him to protect the Lifeline program which provides access to phone

AT&T suffers another blow in court over throttling of “unlimited” data

Judge Edward Chen of US District Court for the Northern District of California has revived a lawsuit that angry customers filed against AT&T over the company's throttling of unlimited mobile data plans.

Lawmakers Hammer FCC's Carr Over 5G Deployment Order

On March 22, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on an order to streamline environmental and historic preservation reviews for 5G facilities deployment. Reps.

Want a 5G wireless box in front of your house?

[Commentary] The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote on a measure which would exempt 5G infrastructure from environmental and historic reviews.

In the Aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Resilience and Challenges in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands

Nearly six months have passed since Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In the immediate aftermath of the storms, communications networks were virtually wiped out.

FCC Ruling on 5G Infrastructure May Hurt Cities

The Federal Communications Commission is poised to make a directive on 5G, the next-generation, high-speed wireless standard, that could significantly affect local government control of infrastructure.

Fixed wireless coalition takes on Facebook, Google and more over 6 GHz sharing proposal

The Fixed Wireless Communications Coalition (FWCC) says a study backed by the likes of Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Intel, Qualcomm and others is badly flawed and should not be relied upon to allow for an array of unlicensed devices in the

CTIA hopeful for siting reform, says stakes are ‘huge’ when it comes to 5G

The US can still win the race to 5G—but it’s got to pass some significant reforms like those being considered by the Federal Communications Commission to make it happen.