Interested in Auction 98 (featuring 131 FM construction permits)? The FCC has released lists of the complete and the incomplete applications (and one rejected application) filed by would-be bidders.… Continue Reading
After analyzing the performance of the Emergency Alert System during the 2011 nationwide test, and after twice soliciting input from interested parties, the Commission has decided to tweak the system.… Continue Reading
What does "unlimited" mean? The answer could be worth $100,000,000.… Continue Reading
With the impending repack of the TV band, already scarce spectrum will be getting scarcer.… Continue Reading
The headline says it all.… Continue Reading
The FCC has tuned up its TV channel-sharing rules in advance of the incentive auction. And there's more to come.… Continue Reading
BT has asked UK regulator Ofcom to permit it to shutter its traditional POTS (plain old telephone service) network so it can more effectively compete with a growing pool of nontraditional, over-the-top voice providers like Facebook and Apple.
Verizon is coming under fire again in New York City over claims that the service provider is preventing competitors' broadband data service from being delivered to their customers by blocking access to necessary fiber conduits.
AT&Tis laying further challenge to Comcast's emerging presence in the gigabit fiber-to-the-premises race by officially launching its 1 Gbps U-verse with GigaPower service in Chicago.
North State Communications, a mainly rural service provider, is acquiring IT security integrator Stalwart to advance its movement into the cloud and managed services space.
Following up on last week's bid for the remainder of Colt it doesn't already own, Fidelity confirmed this week that it won't be increasing its bid despite the view of independent directors that it undervalues the company. So what happens next? We wait to see if another bid emerges, and then we find out what […]
Google Fiber's plans to bring its 1 Gbps service into Salt Lake City and Nashville by using existing utility poles in each city not only sheds light on its ongoing buildout strategy, but also shows how important access to utility poles at reasonable rates is key to expanding broadband services.
NEW YORK--Whether it's the broadband stimulus program or the Connect America Fund, there has been no shortage of efforts in recent years to drive broadband into rural areas. However, a growing number of service providers say that there should be more focus on providing middle mile fiber-based networks that can backhaul traffic and connect with major Internet peering points.
Service providers' ongoing movement to deploy fiber-to-the-premises services is helping drive up FTTx optical component revenues. A new Ovum report forecasts that FTTx optical components revenue will exceed $1 billion this year, up from $953 million in 2014. Show More Summary
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