Subsidies

 

FCC Bashed for USF ‘Wasting’ Taxpayer Money

A new study says the Federal Communications Commission is wasting up to $24,000 per line, per year on phone subsidies going to high-income areas around the U.S. money that is supposed to go to remote, rural areas.

Dell: Not Too Smart About Smartphones

Curious as to why we haven’t seen the fabled Dell smartphone? After weeks of speculation as to why the No. 2 computer-maker hasn’t yet jumped into the market despite its competitors attacking it wholesale, it turns out that the carriers just don’t think Dell can cut it. Shaw Wu, an analyst at Kaufman Bros., said […]

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