- May 03, 2017
Google Wi-Fi routers are dropping connectivity after firmware update; FCC chairman proposes less regulation for ISPs; and Facebook develops drones to deliver disaster area Wi-Fi.
- November 18, 2016
Following the presidential election, Republican leaders suggest the FCC take a pause in voting on any new FCC regulations. Plus, Facebook turns its attention to telecom.
- October 18, 2016
FCC chairman proposes reducing price caps on TDM business data services. Google Fiber and Verizon propose expansion in wireless testing locations and high-frequency spectrum, respectively.
- September 30, 2016
AT&T plans to test wireless broadband traveling near power lines; AT&T pushes its online-streaming platform, DirecTV Now; and Yahoo and Verizon weigh the effects of the largest recorded company hack on its deal.
- September 19, 2016
Silver Peak has joined a growing list of WAN vendors partnering with service providers to roll out managed SD-WAN services for enterprise customers.
- August 12, 2016
Municipalities are being urged toward Next-Generation 911 as phone companies complete fiber optic cable transition, and Google Fiber's Webpass acquisition will make wireless broadband connections possible.
- February 23, 2016
The competition is on for 5G wireless dominance at Mobile World Congress as carriers beef up their fiber networks a la Verizon's XO deal, and AT&T rolls out landline texting.
- August 12, 2015
Google Fiber plans to lay 4,000 miles of fiber optic cable in the San Antonio area; FCC voted to revise IP transition rules.
- July 30, 2015
After a year of review, the FCC approved the AT&T-DirecTV acquisition. Additionally, the FCC might add mobile speeds to its broadband review.
- July 22, 2015
New Wi-Fi Aware will enable smartphones within close proximity to communicate with each other; a new program will provide Internet access to public housing residents.
- July 15, 2015
An IEEE group advocates random MAC addresses for increased Wi-Fi security, while networking pros say enterprise security isn't strong enough for moving applications to the cloud.
- July 09, 2015
The FCC says it will intervene if broadband carriers don't improve their offerings; a new LTE technology could impact Wi-Fi, setting up a confrontation.
- July 01, 2015
A fiber optic cable advance could give networks the ability to transmit more data over longer distances at lower costs, and a Google startup will reinvent old phone booths as Wi-Fi hot spots.
- June 25, 2015
In telecom news, the FCC is looking into subsidizing broadband Internet and wants telcos to help stop robocalls.
- June 25, 2015
Juniper Networks has introduced a compact peering router aimed at service providers looking to speed up content delivery.