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  • Lawmakers hear mixed message on limiting spectrum bidding

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should limit the amount of spectrum that giant mobile carriers AT&T and Verizon Communications are able to buy in an auction scheduled for mid-2015, some U.S. senators said Tuesday.

    Written by Grant Gross10 Dec. 13 22:17
  • FCC looks to update school connectivity fund

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to take the first step toward revamping its program that subsidizes Internet connections to schools and libraries, with the focus in the future on big bandwidth instead of simple connectivity.

    Written by Grant Gross19 July 13 18:00
  • Survey: Internet users like targeted ads, free content

    Internet users overwhelmingly enjoy free Web content supported by advertising, and they'd rather see advertisements targeted toward their interests than random ads, according to a survey released this week by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA).

    Written by Grant Gross19 April 13 19:27
  • Rural carriers complain about broadband obstacles

    Rural telecom and broadband providers in the U.S. face big challenges in connecting their most remote customers, as the U.S. Federal Communications Commission transitions away from old telephone subsidies, a group of providers told lawmakers.

    Written by Grant Gross09 April 13 19:48