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Wheeler formally announces Title II drive for broadband

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler took to Wired Magazine to make his long-awaited Net Neutrality announcement, and the FCC released a fact sheet on the subject. Read More »

FCC updates 911 emergency call protocols

The FCC this week adopted new rules to help emergency responders better locate wireless 911 calls. Read More »

Cablevision launches Wi-Fi-only service

Cablevision is launching Freewheel, a new metropolitan New York-based Wi-Fi mobile phone service that operates on available Wi-Fi links -- not through a cellular network. Read More »

Response to spectrum auction off the charts

In GigaOm, Peter Rysavy writes that the most recent auction of AWS (advanced wireless services) spectrum changed the way the industry values spectrum. Read More »

Comcast sued for turning home routers into public Wi-Fi

A California duo are at the center of a federal class-action suit against Comcast for using their home router as a public hotspot, thereby “exploiting them for profit. ” Read More »

Verizon Wireless Retail Store Workers Vote for CWA in Union Representation Election

In Everett, Massachusetts, Verizon Wireless store workers voted for bargaining rights and representation by the Communications Workers of America. Read More »

Spectrum action prices high… and climbing

The long-planned auction of six blocks of publicly owned airwaves has so far reached total bidding of $34 billion -- vastly exceeded expectations. Read More »

Telephone as communications anchor

According to a new study by John Horrigan, the introduction of cellular hasn't eliminated either the need or desire for universal service, reliability, and connection quality. Read More »

Federal agencies address cell phone tower work deaths

"The cell tower industry might be small, with 10,000 to 15,000 workers, but it’s quickly proving to be one of the most dangerous,” said U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez. Read More »

FCC members support open Internet rules for mobile

Recently FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn asked, “What is the impact on a consumer whose mobile broadband may be her only access to broadband? Read More »

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