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Verizon strikes deal to buy AOL

With its $4.4 billion deal to buy AOL, Verizon hopes to benefit from the potentially lucrative ad market on wireless devices -- but privacy advocates have concerns. Read More »

CWA, NAACP file FCC Petition to Deny DISH’s auction abuse

CWA and the NAACP urge the FCC to deny DISH Network's $3.3 billion manipulation of Commission rules. Read More »

It’s a smartphone country, says Pew Center

As the Pew Internet Center said last week, “Nearly two-thirds of Americans are now smartphone owners, and for many these devices are a key entry point to the online world.” Read More »

T-Mobile Guilty of Illegal Corporate Policies Against US Workers

Judge orders policies rescinded; T-Mobile US must advise employees that the company has violated federal labor law. Read More »

Google Fiber: Killer Rabbit or Tiny Bunny?

Analyst Craig Moffett wrote, “Google Fiber is a bit like Ebola: very scary and something to be taken seriously. [However] it gets more press attention than it deserves.” Read More »

Landlines. Accept no Substitutes.

“Most consumers and policymakers view mobile broadband connections as being complementary, rather than a replacement for, wireline broadband connections,” wrote NTCA. Read More »

Google to become wireless operator – sort of

Google VP Sundar Pichai recently said the company will create a cellular plan, as a way “to improve connectivity on mobile phones.” Read More »

How Dish Network scammed the spectrum auction for $3 billion

Through a complex financial tactic, the $34 billion Dish Network claimed a 25 percent “small business” discount in the federal spectrum auction, saving DISH $3 billion. Read More »

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 »

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