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U.S. seeks fiber-optic cable for Guantanamo Bay

July 9, 2012 3:14 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. military hopes to install a $40 million underwater fiber-optic cable that could improve communications at Guantanamo Bay.

Groups want delay extended on Verizon's AWS deal

July 6, 2012 1:51 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Public Knowledge and the Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG) want the FCC to delay its review of Verizon's AWS acquisition for the third time.

VZW: AWS deal with cable ops won't affect backhaul

July 5, 2012 2:25 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless is working to refute Sprint's claims that its $3.9 billion purchase of AWS spectrum and marketing deals with a group of cable providers will reduce competition and raise prices for backhaul.

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Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday

July 5, 2012 2:21 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands of Americans may still lose their Internet service unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware.

Alcatel: C Spire leaving 700 MHz out of LTE gear

July 5, 2012 2:13 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

C Spire Wireless' first round of LTE equipment won't support its 700 MHz spectrum, network vendor Alcatel-Lucent said.

Verizon fires shot in net neutrality challenge

July 3, 2012 1:59 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Verizon and MetroPCS have laid out their argument against the FCC's net neutrality regulations in a brief.

Report: Cable will have 25% of fixed broadband subs by 2017

July 3, 2012 1:57 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Cable operators’ rollout of DOCSIS 3.0-based data services and digitization efforts in developing economies were cited as key drivers.

Capital Currents - Digital Television 3.0

July 2, 2012 8:39 pm | by Jeffrey Krauss, president of Telecommunications and Technology Policy | Articles | Comments

The television service we have might be called Digital Television 1.0, but the ATSC is in the final stage of designing the features of Digital Television 2.0. What about 3.0?

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AT&T reaches agreement with AMC Networks

July 2, 2012 1:54 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AT&T has reached an agreement with AMC Networks and will keep showing its AMC, IFC Sundance and WE channels.

C Spire hires Alcatel-Lucent for LTE build

July 2, 2012 1:41 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

After naming Samsung as its LTE vendor, C Spire Wireless said that Alcatel-Lucent is building and deploying the network ahead of its debut.

Comcast has Mexico presidential election covered

June 29, 2012 11:49 am | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Comcast will serve up extensive coverage of the presidential election in Mexico to its Xfinity MultiLatino subscribers.

NCTA’s Bullinger retires, receives 2 awards from SCTE

June 29, 2012 11:47 am | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

The NCTA’s Rex Bullinger is retiring in style with two awards from the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers.

Dish vows to replace AMC channels in fee dispute

June 29, 2012 11:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dish Network said it would replace AMC Networks' channels with HDNet channels, ratcheting up a fee dispute.

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Vermont towns Bradford, Topsham to get broadband

June 29, 2012 11:24 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Vermont Telecommunications Authority has announced a $378,200 grant award to Topsham Communications to deploy fiber-optic cable

Comcast dinged with $800K fine

June 28, 2012 2:28 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The MSO agrees to pay a fine levied by the FCC for failing to fully comply with a condition of its merger with NBCUniversal.

Liberty Global, Searchlight team up to buy OneLink for $585M

June 27, 2012 2:01 pm | by Mike Robuck | News | Comments

Liberty Global subsidiary LGI Broadband Operations and Searchlight Capital Partners have teamed up to buy Puerto Rico-based cable operator OneLink.

FCC stalls Verizon AWS deal to examine T-Mobile swap

June 27, 2012 1:58 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Verizon was aiming to speed along the FCC's review of its AWS purchase by swapping some spectrum with T-Mobile USA, but that strategy has now resulted in a delay.

Verizon, T-Mobile deal not a fix, say opponents

June 26, 2012 2:30 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Challengers to Verizon Wireless' purchase of nationwide AWS spectrum say the operator's agreement to swap spectrum with T-Mobile USA won't fix the competitive harms of the transaction.

FCC backs off special access vote

June 26, 2012 2:26 pm | by Andrew Berg, Wireless Week | News | Comments

The FCC did not vote on a special access reform proposal, in turn granting by default petitions by AT&T to deregulate special access service in San Francisco, San Antonio and Oakland.

T-Mobile, Verizon swap AWS in 218 markets

June 25, 2012 2:33 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

T-Mobile USA, one of the most vocal critics of Verizon's $3.9 billion AWS purchase, appears to have reached a truce with its larger competitor.

Verizon to 'promptly' use AWS for LTE

June 22, 2012 2:49 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless will move quickly to use the AWS spectrum it is paying $3.9 billion to acquire from four cable operators.

A battle for Internet freedom as U.N. meeting nears

June 22, 2012 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Secret negotiations among dozens of countries preparing for a United Nations summit could lead to changes in a global treaty that would diminish the Internet's role in economic growth and restrict the free flow of information.

Tech requirements set for first responders network

June 22, 2012 2:42 pm | by Andrew Berg, Wireless Week | News | Comments

The FCC approved the minimum technical requirements for its interoperable first responders network, which operates in the D-block of the 700 MHz band.

Google stock split wins approval; CEO loses voice

June 22, 2012 2:33 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google shareholders gave CEO Larry Page what he wanted by approving an unconventional stock split meant to cement his authority, but he wasn't around to hail the victory.

Verizon CEO: Video is 'the future' of wireless

June 21, 2012 3:24 pm | by Maisie Ramsay, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Verizon's top executive is aiming to use the company's spectrum deal with the cable industry as a key entry point for what he sees as the next major part of its business: mobile video.

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