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May 18, 2011  10:14 PM

AT&T to manage chaos on the horizon – if conditions are right



Posted by: KateGerwig
AT&T, cloud computing, FCC, LTE, T-Mobile, wireless broadband

AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson was selling managed chaos theory in Dallas Wednesday in his keynote speech at the TIA’s “Inside the Network” conference. His kind of chaos theory has nothing to do with applied mathematics, unless it’s...

April 15, 2010  2:24 PM

Broadcaster joint venture to deliver mobile device content is no accident



Posted by: KateGerwig
broadcast industry, FCC, mobile content, mobile devices, national broadband plan, regulation

Sometimes telecom’ers forget that the broadcast industry is also subject to FCC whims, um, I mean regulations, and that it spends as much time trying to pacify the agency beast and positioning with the media as telecom carriers do. My case in point is the new


April 6, 2010  11:05 AM

Court ruling is a major set-back for FCC’s net neutrality position



Posted by: KateGerwig
broadband, FCC, national broadband plan, net neutrality, P2P

“Net neutrality” advocates took a body blow today when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit gave the FCC a big thumbs’ down on having the authority to prevent Comcast...


March 24, 2010  10:11 AM

CTIA keynote roundup: Data traffic is growing — shocking!



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
broadband plan, CTIA, CTIA Wireless 2010, data services, data traffic, FCC, femtocells, mobile broadband, regulation, smartphones, Wi-Fi

This one comes from the in-case-you've-been-hiding-under-a-rock file. Keynotes are supposed to grip the audience, set the agenda for a conference and offer fresh insight into how industry leaders see the market landscape. So much for the fresh part. If you missed the first day of keynotes...


January 16, 2010  1:36 AM

FCC brings down curtain on wireless mics, evicts Broadway from 700 Mhz block



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
700mhz, FCC, LTE, wireless

Did you try doing a Google News search on net neutrality today? Like me, you probably ran into thousands of stories hemming and hawing...


October 22, 2009  1:30 PM

Verizon CEO comes out swinging against net neutrality



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
4G wireless, broadband, FCC, net neutrality, regulations, Telecom, Verizon

I gotta say, any trade show that opens the ceremonies with some trash talkin' has my attention.

After giving up a little hip-hip-hooray for Verizon's long-awaited 4G network (ready for 60 devices thus far and expected to be in 25-30 markets next year) at the opening keynote of SuperCOMM...


January 14, 2009  5:31 PM

Proposed FCC head is an FOB



Posted by: KateGerwig
broadband, digital television, FCC, net neutrality, Obama Administration, regulation

The rumored new head of the FCC is an FOB. That’s “Friend of...


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