Growing energy costs are not limited to consumption by electronics alone. An undesirable byproduct of high-speed broadband transmission electronics is heat, and plenty of it.
Maybe you’ve heard the term “FCC Advisory Committee” and wondered what it means. Or maybe you’ve read about a particular one of the FCC’s Advisory Committees and wondered what it does. Here’s an answer to your questions.
A court challenge to the FCC's controversial net neutrality regulations will proceed after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed the agency's request to delay the case.
The start-up based its approach on the network DVR concept that Cablevision established as legally defensible.
Small wireless operators whose LTE services can't roam onto the networks of national providers because of interoperability problems could see some progress on the issue at the FCC's next open meeting.
LightSquared may hire the former head of Nextel as its new CEO while it tries to turn around its LTE plans, which were left dead in the water by the FCC's decision to stop it from moving forward.
The Senate antitrust committee will take a look at the competitive effects of four cable companies selling their spectrum to Verizon, and then bundling each other's services.
The idea is to squeeze over-the-air television, which has few viewers, into a smaller slice of the airwaves.
The head of the FCC touted the agency's pro-wireless policies during a speech at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona but made no mention of its decision to block AT&T's merger with T-Mobile USA or the failure of LightSquared's LTE plans.
Google's promise to keep Motorola Mobility at arms length following final approval of a proposed $12.5 billion acquisition of the Chicago-based OEM could prove empty.
President Barack Obama has signed a payroll tax cut extension bill that includes provisions allowing the FCC to auction off television spectrum and the long-awaited creation of a national mobile broadband network for public safety.
Bright House Networks is the official telecommunications provider for the Republican National Convention that will be held at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Google has requested approval from Missouri and Kansas to offer video services on its FTTH network in Kansas City.
T-Mobile USA has asked the FCC to block Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion acquisition of a nationwide swath of AWS spectrum held by four cable companies.
Microsoft lodged a formal complaint with the European Union's competition regulator against Motorola Mobility and its soon-to-be owner Google, saying Motorola's aggressive enforcement of patent rights against rivals breaks competition rules.
AT&T continues to pressure the FCC to force Dish into rapid build-out requirements for its planned mobile broadband network, requirements that the satellite provider has resisted.
LightSquared, still reeling from the FCC's decision to block its wireless network, has withheld a $56.25 million payment to Inmarsat for use of the company's L-band satellite spectrum.
Young people want their music, TV and movies now – even if it means they get these things illegally.
Clearwire warns its partnership with Comcast and Time Warner Cable is threatened by the MSOs' new relationship with Verizon Wireless.
U.S. Cellular pulled back the curtain on its new LTE markets with a round of deployments to span cities in 14 states.
John Kinnucan of Portland, Ore., is awaiting an initial court appearance in Oregon. The president of Broadband Research LLC was arrested at his residence.
CTIA is happy that lawmakers have agreed to extend the payroll tax cut because it includes a provision to auction off airwaves and give its members access to precious spectrum.
Senator Chuck Grassley, a vocal critic of the FCC's handling of LightSquared, says he will continue to bar two FCC nominees from being confirmed despite the agency's decision to block LightSquared's network.
The FCC has hammered what could be the final nail in the coffin for LightSquared's LTE plans.
A city councilman wants to forbid the Police Department from pulling the plug on all of that electronic communication during the G-8 and NATO summits in May, taking away a tactic employed by authorities during a crackdown on democratic protests in Egypt.