Although the funding could help close the digital divide in the next few years, assessing whether broadband experiments are successful and economically sustainable for network providers will require more time. ...More
The most vocal arguments for and against net neutrality border on the ridiculous. Policymakers should follow the lead of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and Senator Al Franken in trying to find a balanced solution. ...More
In a statement, the president said the FCC also should prevent ISPs from blocking websites or services, ban them from “throttling" or slowing down content, and require certain disclosures under “transparency" rules that were upheld by a federal appeals court. ...More
In the hopes of fostering the development of next-generation services, the Federal Communications Commission recently opened a notice of inquiry to examine the use of spectrum above 24 Gigahertz for mobile broadband. ...More
Randal Milch, general counsel of Verizon, on Tuesday claimed the chances of another court battle would be greatly reduced if the FCC relied upon its authority under a provision of the Telecommunications Act of 1996: Section 706. ...More
AT&T’s strategy is to provide what the company calls “ubiquitous sessions," essentially meaning that businesspeople and consumers can have access to data no matter the connection type, no matter where they are. ...More
Nearly 20 percent of the locations where AT&T plans to deploy the wireless technology have no access to landline broadband services, and 27 percent of the locations have only one option, according to the company. ...More
In this edition of the Partner Marketing Toolbox News Desk, more evidence that businesses are getting confident about their prospects; plus, another staggering forecast for the public cloud. Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith explains.