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.
It may not be much longer before there's an easier way for Netflix's U.S. subscribers to share their taste in movies on Facebook.
LightSquared says new tests prove it has fixed the GPS interference problem that has held up the deployment of its hybrid satellite-terrestrial LTE network.
FCC Commissioner Michael Copps formally announced his retirement just days before a key Senate vote for two nominees to the agency.
Verizon has achieved a certification for a digital credentials program that in the short term will give the company a big advantage competing for work with the federal government, and in the long term might point the way toward the establishment of secure digital IDs in the consumer market.
Company battles perception that it is capturing consumer data.
Comcast challenged Verizon Communications’ claim and asked the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus to investigate it.
AT&T has come out swinging against the FCC's scathing report on its merger with T-Mobile USA, calling the agency's analysis "obviously one-sided" in a post on its official blog.
Strange days indeed. Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks announced that they are selling their wireless spectrum, which was held under the guise of joint venture SpectrumCo, to Verizon Wireless for $3.6 billion.
The House Intelligence Committee has introduced legislation aimed at improving the nation's cybersecurity by encouraging better communication between private industry and the federal government.
Republican Congressman Cliff Stearns called the United States' standing in global broadband deployment and speeds "embarrassing."
The FCC blasted AT&T's proposed merger with T-Mobile USA in a 111-page report, citing "substantial material questions of fact" about many of AT&T's claims about the deal's benefits.
Two advocacy groups want the FCC to block AT&T's attempt to withdraw its application to merge with T-Mobile USA – Public Knowledge and Media Access Project.