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 […]
Environmental sustainability in telecom has been a key talking point for Starks.
Conference hears the FCC should seek spectrum bands to open up for unlicensed use.
The Community Reinvestment Act was expanded to include broadband investments in 2016.
A bill would have the Commerce Secretary identify categories of personal data that could harm national security if exported.
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel advocated for bills that would make better use of spectrum.
Fixed-wireless is hampered by technical issues that make it incomparable to fiber, a report claims.
Understanding the funding impact will 'begin with the NTIA’s mandate to work with community partners.'
'Simple and regular community engagement is needed.'
The FTC released a report that warned about the dangers of AI's use to combat online harms.
UScellular and Ericsson tested 5G connected drones for future applications.
'While the federal government’s infrastructure funding creates unique opportunities, it also exposes challenges that states and tribes must get in...
'We can’t keep overhauling the regulatory structure.'
'We need to recognize that absolutely the time is now. It is neither too soon nor too late.'
Comments were made at the Fiber Connect conference last week.
'North America is forecast to lead the world in 5G subscription penetration in the next five years.'
The coalition will play a crucial role in broadband data as government implements the largest expenditure of broadband funds.
The draft privacy law includes a provision to enhance privacy protections online for children under 17.
Markup of bills comes after much discussion about federal spectrum management.
Fiber networks have a unique capacity to keep broadband prices low for low-income communities, proponents say.
Analyzing ACP enrollment can help the BEAD program solve the 'persisting gap between deployment and subscription.'
A bill introduced by Elizabeth Warren would ban data brokers from selling or transferring location data and health data.
Fiber providers, equipment companies and consultants discussed their work in communities in a session at Fiber Connect
39 states and territories have submitted letters of intent to participate in the NTIA's Internet for All initiative.
Peacock and HBO Max named as potential winners by internet and entertainment industry analysis Laura Martin
As of June 7, 20 states have passed legislation to implement the 988 suicide hotline mandate, according to FCC data.
'We’re projecting a 5x increase in data consumption from 2021 to 2025.'
'[State] decision makers in this program need to be careful about who is the qualified and experienced provider.'
As federal funding rolls out, states and local communities must consider partnerships with local service providers.
Governor Kathy Hochul announced a $10-million grant award for the state's first foray into municipal broadband.
Netly Fiber said Monday it has completed construction of the nation's first terabit-ready fiber network.
Officials from Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine and New Mexico outline how they are preparing for broadband funding.
The American Technology Leadership Act would establish a federal office to monitor U.S. tech competitiveness versus global players.
Attendance at the fiber show jumped from 2,041 attendees last June to 2,854 registrants as of Friday.
A March Gallup and Knight study found young Americans are less concerned about hurtful online discourse.
Real convergence has taken hold in the fiber, wireless infrastructure and data center asset class categories.
Senators on Thursday said NTIA rules set regulated rates and impose net neutrality requirements.
The NTIA's notice of funding opportunity stops short of explicitly endorsing municipal broadband as the preferred model.
The USDA has been allocated $2 billion from the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act.
Industry experts detailed best practices for approaching public-private partnerships at Mountain Connect 2022.
The FBI, CISA and NSA warned about hackers from the PRC.