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  • How killing Net Neutrality will affect enterprise mobility

    As the FCC prepares to eliminate net neutrality rules, allowing ISPs to charge more for some internet traffic based on speed of delivery, companies will have to rethink how mobile apps are created and how they host content.

    Written by Lucas Mearian11 Dec. 17 22:44
  • FAQ: What in the wireless world is CBRS?

    What is CBRS? Here are the basics on Citizens Broadband Radio Service (i.e., CBRS) shared spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band. Yeah, thats a mouthful, but this tech could have big implications for building private LTE networks and for carriers that want to extend their 4G services.

    Written by Bob Brown15 March 17 05:43
  • Telecom industry hails FCC move to open 5G spectrum

    Description: Eleven gigahertz of high-frequency spectrum is now available for use in mobile broadband technologies, after the FCC on Thursday created the Upper Microwave Flexible Use service in the 28GHz, 37GHz and 39GHz band, along with a new unlicensed band, even higher up the spectrum, in the 64-71GHz range.

    Written by Jon Gold15 July 16 07:34
  • LTE-U: A quick explainer

    LTE-U is a wireless network technology that’s promising a lot, as well as ruffling a few feathers (especially in the Wi-Fi world). Here’s a brief rundown for the perplexed.

    Written by Jon Gold27 Oct. 15 19:53
  • Charter-Time Warner deal would get tough regulatory scrutiny

    Charter Communications' planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable faces a regulatory review by the same federal officials who were widely blamed for nixing the recent proposed merger of Time Warner with Comcast.

    Written by Matt Hamblen27 May 15 02:11
  • FCC girds for legal attacks on net neutrality order

    The Federal Communication Commission's 400-page official order on net neutrality, released Thursday, will undoubtedly elicit lawsuits on various fronts once it is officially published in the Federal Register.

    Written by Matt Hamblen14 March 15 01:01
  • What does the FCC's net neutrality vote mean?

    Net neutrality has been debated for a decade, but the Federal Communications Commission's historic vote on Thursday signals only the beginning of further battles and likely lawsuits.

    Written by Matt Hamblen27 Feb. 15 08:29
  • Who wins the net neutrality debate? Google, of course

    In the debate over net neutrality, AT&T and Cisco are warning that fiber optic cable rollouts could be delayed -- and revenues lost -- if President Obama's recently proposed rules move ahead.

    Written by Matt Hamblen14 Nov. 14 23:15
  • ‘Unlawful' WiFi hotspot blocking ruling highlights academic IT headaches

    Managing the wireless environment at the average college or university can be a difficult task at the best of times, and when students and staff start using personal hotspots the sort that provide wireless data access from the same -- it's not the best of times.

    Written by Jon Gold08 Oct. 14 03:16
  • Companies, lawmakers tell US FCC to dump net neutrality

    As the U.S. Federal Communications Commission moves toward developing formal net neutrality rules, some U.S. lawmakers and telecom-related companies have told the agency that new regulations will cause more problems than they're worth.

    Written by Grant Gross16 Oct. 09 06:47
  • 10 IT agenda items for the first US CIO

    Obama's appointment of Vivek Kundra marks an important first step for rectifying the nation's concerns about IT.

    Written by Paul Venezia10 March 09 08:38
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