A top Dish Network executive says the company may need to partner with an existing wireless operator to construct its LTE network. Delays securing FCC clearance for its wireless plans may make it necessary to work with an incumbent provider, instead of constructing its own greenfield network.
Comcast is currently in a large field trial with HD digital transport adapters (DTAs), with plans to have them more broadly deployed in customers’ homes later this year.
The FCC and Justice Department are set to clear Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion purchase of AWS spectrum from a group of cable operators.
Cisco Systems, the world's largest maker of computer networking equipment, is seeing its ambitions cramped by the global economic turmoil, but results for its latest quarter were strong enough that it announced an increase to its dividend. Cisco's sales in the latest quarter rose just 4.4 percent from last year, as customers in Southern Europe were in the grips of a recession and government customers on both sides of the Atlantic held back.
I’ve got an idea on how to improve the regulatory environment for video and other communications services that no one else seems to be suggesting, though I’m sure it will work. I am equally sure it isn’t being suggested because it’s unthinkable.
“Switching is easy, oh it’s essential. And you know, when you flick it, you can start a new episode.”
Since the launch of Internet Essentials, Comcast has helped close the digital divide for nearly 100,000 families, or 400,000 low-income citizens, by connecting them to the Internet.
The FCC is allowing T-Mobile USA to move forward with tests of an LTE service that would share spectrum with federal users in the 1755-1780 MHz band.
The government is said to be set to approve Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion purchase of AWS spectrum from four cable operators.
Sprint CEO Dan Hesse is pushing the head of the FCC to move forward with a long-delayed auction of H-block and J-block PCS spectrum.
Early evidence shows that wireless signals from the new meters may be interfering with broadband signals.
The bloodletting has begun at Motorola Mobility, as Google said it plans to cut 4,000 jobs in an attempt to reenergize Motorola’s bottom line.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will use the carrier's Direct Connect service to support its nationwide mass evacuation program.
The success of mobile payments depends heavily on collaboration amongst many different players.
Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) announced this morning that FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn would deliver the keynote address for its Touchstones Luncheon.
Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen is staying quiet on speculation that the company has become a major investor in Clearwire.
The United States Government Accountability Office released a study recommending that the FCC review limits placed on specific absorption rate (SAR), the amount of radio frequency absorbed by the body when using a cell phone.
It was no surprise that Cablevision added data and phone customers in the second quarter, but the nation’s fifth-largest cable operator also managed to retain its basic video subscribers, as well.
In time for the Olympics, MetroPCS is selling the first phone that can receive local TV signals, potentially lending TV stations some relevance in the age of the smartphone.
AT&T plans to shut down its 2G service by the beginning of 2017 as it works to address a spectrum shortage limiting capacity on its networks.
The company intends to provide free access to all during the Democratic National Convention that will begin later this month.
The four cable companies Verizon Wireless is buying AWS spectrum from have filed a rebuttal with the FCC to claims made by Sprint that the deal would adversely affect fair competition in the backhaul and Wi-Fi offload markets.
Federal trade regulators have opened a probe into Sprint's collection of sales taxes three months after the New York Attorney General sued Sprint over the same issue.
An AT&T spokesman also confirmed that the carrier has come to an agreement to purchase AWS spectrum from cable company Comcast and Horizon Wi-Com.