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Sprint shouldn’t buy T-Mobile – and faces high regulatory hurdles

Opposition to the Sprint/T-Mobile deal is coming from both consumer and financial analysts -- as well as community and labor groups. Read More »

Verizon Wireless retail store workers in Brooklyn vote CWA

In a huge win for Verizon Wireless workers, retail store workers at six Verizon Wireless stores in Brooklyn, N.Y., voted for a union voice and representation by CWA Local 1109. Read More »

A fair and open spectrum auction for rural America

To expand rural mobile broadband, said former House Telecommunications Chair Rick Boucher, “Don’t restrict the auction by cutting out companies that currently serve rural America and want to expand their presence there.” Read More »

Emergency 911 – Not So Fast from Cell Phones

Only 19 percent of 911 dispatch centers report “a great deal” of confidence in the location data they receive from wireless phones, according to a survey by the FineMe911 coalition. Read More »

House members urge Wheeler to conduct open auction

On April 11, 78 members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler urging him to maximize the upcoming spectrum auction. Read More »

U.S. remains world leader in mobile traffic, says Cisco

In 2014, the number of cellphones in the world will be greater than the number of people, and the U.S. will continue to lead in global mobile traffic. Read More »

Pennsylvania telephone deregulation bill is bad for seniors

Wayne Burton, president of the Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans, condemns a pending state bill that would free Verizon from landline guarantees and cost controls. Read More »

FCC’s O’Rielly calls for strict build-out regs

FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly wants "... strict build-out requirements and a willingness to yank licenses if necessary.” Read More »

FCC speed test for iPhone announced

Chairman Tom Wheeler announced the release of the FCC's free Speed Test app for iOS devices, as part of the commission's Measuring Broadband America program. Read More »

Minnesota Senator warns Sprint and T-Mobile

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) today warned Sprint and T-Mobile that any attempt to consolidate the wireless market "will naturally raise concerns." Read More »

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