Dish said it needs non-contiguous 600 MHz band licenses to test open-RAN 5G network in two markets.
Competing submissions to the FCC show the friction over valuable mid-band spectrum.
Allowing 5G use of the 12 GHz band will lead to better broadband.
Wireless push by FCC has led to higher capacity broadband throughout multi-tenant buildings.
Satellite service provider Dish, which is open to 12 GHz for mobile, recently signed a network sharing deal with AT&T.
Will the 12 GHz band be opened for 5G uses or remain exclusively for satellite services?
FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington said focus on spectrum decision will become increasingly important for digital success.
Greater availability of mid-band spectrum has kick-started 5G through better signal propagation, penetration and carrying capacity.
Artificial intelligence can help manage an increasingly growing network with the advent of new devices on 5G networks.
Founded in India in 1988, STL has expanded far beyond its historical focus on fiber optics.
Start Your Own ISP founder discusses how WISP technology enables rural communities to access broadband.
A decade after the advent of LTE, the next-generation 5G will be, and already is, a critical resource for Americans.
Experts argue the 5G core network may need to be open to fully realize goals of next-gen wireless networks.
If fiber speeds don't increase -- and 5G meets the hype -- consumers could use wireless for the home.
In the second in a series of explainers, Broadband Breakfast looks at the quickly emerging topic of spectrum sharing, as 5G ramps up against the finite...
Carr credited the U.S.'s success in telecom to policies that were implemented by the FCC under the Trump administration.
Chairwoman Rosenworcel has been a longtime supporter of spectrum sharing, and these actions advance that aspect of her agenda.
Limited competition is provided by the existing trio of vendors. This worsens the supply chain problem for operators.
WISPA holds first trade show in two years, which touched upon broadband infrastructure, mapping, spectrum and other topics.
“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” – Inigo Montoya, The Princess […]
April 5, 2021 – Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Friday spectrum used by federal agencies is not being utilized efficiently, […]
March 24, 2021 — Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr said the regulator has since 2017 seen what he wanted: Broadband […]
March 18, 2021—The FCC on Wednesday launched its first official inquiry into the status and trajectory of open radio access […]
March 17, 2021—The Federal Communications Commission voted on a handful of items pertaining to the upcoming 3.45-3.55 GigaHertz (GHz) spectrum […]
March 16, 2021— Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr said he is looking ahead toward spectrum bands that could potentially be […]
March 13, 2021 – Regulatory policies to accommodate 5G and other network infrastructure must be equitable to accommodate different service […]
March 8, 2021—Experts are divided about how the 12 GigaHertz (GHz) spectrum should be utilized in the wake of the […]
March 3, 2021—Vantage Point Solutions is questioning whether wireless providers can deliver on their contractual obligations following the announcement of […]
February 25, 2021— Municipalities and the nation’s carriers must work together to deploy and extend networks as the era of […]
February 23, 2021—Amid the search for more spectrum, Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on Tuesday released a draft […]
February 24, 2021—Some experts suggest that the future of wireless connectivity is in open radio access networks, but the window […]
February 22, 2021—Wi-Fi capacity at home has become a focal point during the pandemic, which makes getting ahead of the […]
February 18, 2021—The United States must institute a spectrum sharing policy to maximize efficient use of the critical airwaves, the […]
February 16, 2021—While SpaceX touts Starlink as the answer to the world’s dearth of broadband coverage, experts are not convinced […]
February 8, 2021 – U.S. officials seeking to reduce the likelihood of security problems with the next-generation 5G network should […]
The Federal Communications Commission’s over-the-air reception devices (known as OTARD) rules limit local governments’, homeowner associations’ and condominium boards’ oversight […]
February 4, 2021 -With Elon Musk’s SpaceX working on low earth orbit satellites and launching 60 Starlink satellites in a […]
February 2, 2021 – The Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced a formal agreement to work with the National Science […]
January 29, 2021—FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced Thursday that she will convene a virtual roundtable discussion on February 12, […]
January 18, 2021 –All the behavioral shifts experienced during the pandemic in 2020 have demonstrated the importance of networking and […]
Broadband Breakfast briefly breaks down the topics to be discussed at the TPRC conference.
While some advocate for a tightening of language, other experts believe Section 230 should not be touched.
'These companies know how many resources they [agencies] have,' Klobuchar said.
The Broadband Connectivity Index uses multiple datasets to try to get a better understanding of well- and under-connected areas in...
AT&T's opens first learning center with free broadband, open RAN company Parallel Wireless expands, AT&T testing 5G for maritime use.
Topic 2 at DII2021 will consider new ownership models of digital assets. What role will cities and operators play?
The number of states restricting municipal broadband networks has dropped during the pandemic.
Letter follows Wall Street Journal story that reports Facebook knew about mental health damage Instagram has on teens.
Democrats intro device subsidy bill, OneWeb half way to launch goal, Trevor Jones is USTelecom VP of gov. affairs.
Expert says the issue is about what Hytera could be compelled to do by the Chinese government.
Dish is partnering with IBM for 5G, ConnectMaine's community broadband grants, Intuit to buy Mailchimp, STL hires Paolo Colella.
A Mattey Consulting report finds broadband revenues can help sustain the fund used to connect rural and low-income Americans.
Topic 1 at DII2021 considers debt and equity financing for digital infrastructure investment.
Senate-passed legislation for broadband investment inspired by Colorado's experience, says senator.
Staunch privacy advocate Alvaro Bedoya appears to be Joe Biden's pick for the FTC, Axios reports.
FCC Acting Chairwoman Rosenworcel said EBB will benefit tremendously from local outreach efforts.
Lightbox publishing new broadband map, Epic Games suffers loss in Apple antitrust case, 2021 Community Broadband Awards announced.
Broadband Breakfast, in person and for lunch, heard about the possibilities with spectrum sharing and combining technologies for coverage.
The FCC outlines September meeting agenda, the FTC will review big tech mergers this month, AT&T signs deal with OneWeb.
BroadbandNow launches a "consumer confidence" survey.
NCTA said the FCC should deny exclusive access to these buildings, but not exclusive wiring agreements.
Diversified Communications Group said the FCC flubbed on adding Hytera to blacklist.
Republicans counter Democrats on document request, Ookla says global speeds rising, Windstream and Arkansas to expand fiber.
SiFi is getting an injection of funds to deliver open fiber to cities.
FCC's comment period for ISPs in buildings, AT&T requests screen on spectrum holdings, Apple reverts plan to scan phone images.
Nearly 60 public interest groups signed a letter to House leaders to call a vote on six antitrust bills.
The Communist government has access to a vast trove from Chinese-made apps.
Noah Phillips voiced concern about the scope and practices of the Biden administration's FTC.
Dish wants low-cost prepaid business Gen Mobile, Members of Congress want investigation into Facebook-Google, STL appoints Paul Atkinson.
By creating open infrastructure systems, states can reduce the barriers to entry and foster increased broadband competition.
Panel with broadband and wireless industry lobbyists wrestle with need for symmetrical internet, and press for fiber.
Republicans threaten companies that comply with Democrats records request, Pew highlights the good in infrastructure bill, Connected Britain in person.
Broadband Breakfast revisits what some state legislatures did to narrow broadband gaps.
Texas House passed partisan legislation on social media censorship, Adtran's $931M ADVA buy, Nokia worries about U.S. sanctions via association.
The bipartisan infrastructure framework faces hurdles before it because law. We'll discuss the process in Congress.
City is yet another in a growing field of municipalities aiming for a municipal fiber network.
The $3.2 billion program provides broadband and device subsidies to eligible low-income households.
FCC makes temporary changes for Ida, OneWeb says no to spectrum sharing, FCC proposes $5M for robocall scheme.
It's worth focusing on other broadband programs run by NTIA, including Tribal Connectivity, and Connecting Minority Communities.
When their connection to the World Wide Web was cut, Tuttle’s local leaders got to work.