Congress is considering letting cell phone companies pay television stations to give up their frequencies so they can be put to better use for wireless broadband.
The WhiteSpace Alliance plans to address the world market with the new IEEE 802.22 wireless broadband technology.
British Telecom (BT) has filed allegations of patent infringement against Google with a district court in Delaware.
The Justice Department is fining Comcast CEO Brian Roberts $500,000 for failing to notify authorities that he had acquired more voting stock in the company after Comcast bought the cable assets of AT&T in 2002.
The other shoe just dropped now that Cox Communications announced that it is selling its 20 MHz Advanced Wireless Services licenses to Verizon Wireless for $315 million.
Sprint uses Carrier IQ's software on 26 million devices, and AT&T uses the technology on 900,000 phones.
Shush, already. That's the message the Federal Communications Commission is sending with new rules that force broadcast, cable and satellite companies to turn down the volume on blaring TV commercials.
With NFL games enjoying seemingly invincible ratings while most everything else on TV goes down, down, down, the league's traditional broadcast partners embraced a deal that sends their rights fees up, up, up.
Netflix spent more money currying favor with U.S. lawmakers and regulators in the third quarter while the video subscription service's customers rebelled against a price increase.
A key government committee said that LightSquared’s network affects a “majority” of general purpose GPS receivers and technology used to land planes, but it doesn’t appear to have a significant impact on cell phones.
A judge has agreed to postpone legal proceedings in Sprint and C Spire Wireless' lawsuits challenging AT&T's merger with T-Mobile USA as AT&T decides whether to abandon the deal.
Cisco Systems, the world's largest maker of computer networking gear, spent $850,000 in the third quarter to lobby the federal government on corporate taxes and other issues, according to a disclosure report.
AT&T told the FCC that it will cost between $1 billion and $2 billion to use Qualcomm's Flo TV spectrum for supplemental downlink capacity in its LTE network.
A judge agreed to put legal proceedings in the Department of Justice's antitrust case against AT&T's merger with T-Mobile USA on hold until Jan. 18 as the operator scrambles to salvage the deal.
LightSquared is again modifying the deployment plan for its hybrid satellite-terrestrial LTE network to address problems with GPS interference.
For anyone performing cell backhaul, there’s a new specification for handling wireless data traffic from a combination of traditional TDM networks and packet-based transport technologies as wireless operators migrate from 2G/3G to 4G and LTE services.
The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) is challenging the FCC's efforts to overhaul its Universal Service Fund (USF) and intercarrier compensation systems.
Gov. Peter Shumlin promised that every Vermonter will have access to broadband computer services in their homes and businesses by the end of 2013.
The Department of Justice told a judge it will seek to delay proceedings in its antitrust suit over AT&T's merger with T-Mobile USA after the operator's withdrawal of its FCC application for the transaction left the deal's future in doubt.
A draft government report on LightSquared's proposed LTE network leaked to the media shows the service knocked out 75 percent of GPS receivers studied in a recent test.
Cablevision Systems is suing rival Verizon Communications in an effort to stop an advertising campaign deriding the speed of Cablevision's Internet service.
FCC nominees Jessica Rosenworcel and Ajit Pai passed a key vote by the Senate Commerce Committee, but Sen. Chuck Grassley will attempt to block their appointment when it goes for a full floor vote.
Two hearings began on the status of separate lawsuits from the Justice Department and Sprint challenging AT&T's $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.
Apple Sales International is infringing one of Motorola Mobility's core cellular communications patents related to data packet transfer technology (GPRS) through its sales of the iPhone and iPad devices.
Most service providers currently deliver MPEG transport streams to their customers, although on at least one leg of their journeys, those streams are likely to travel on a packet network. As streaming services gain popularity, that's guaranteed to happen more often. There are new standards available that operators can use to assure their networks are able to properly handle the traffic.