- January 22, 2018
The capabilities of 5G wireless technology and event-driven networking hold the promise for telecom's future, but solving the remaining challenges will determine the outcome.
- 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.
- 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.
- June 25, 2015
In telecom news, the FCC is looking into subsidizing broadband Internet and wants telcos to help stop robocalls.
- May 12, 2015
In telecom news, Joytel plans to expand its service in Florida markets using dark fiber from Allied Fiber, while Huawei looks to thrive in the wake of Nokia's Alcatel-Lucent deal.
- May 06, 2015
In telecom news, Ciena has made a bid to acquire Cyan to expand its networking software portfolio, while the FCC pushes to expand broadband in rural areas.
- February 26, 2015
Internet service providers will be regulated as common carriers under Title II, as the FCC approved net neutrality rules.
- February 18, 2015
In this week's news recap: The net neutrality battle hits smaller cable operators and California has some tough love for Comcast's pending acquisition of Time Warner Cable.
- January 14, 2015
In telecom news, the FCC is prepared to update its broadband definition as part of its annual broadband progress report, while an Akamai report found that only one in five broadband users is ready for 4K video.
- December 23, 2014
In telecom news, U.S. telecom providers will be able to expand to Cuba, while the cable industry tests Gigabit broadband services.
- December 10, 2014
In telecom news, the ITU ratified the G.fast broadband standard, while an Infonetics report indicates the LTE market could peak next year.
- November 12, 2014
In telecom news, Obama urged the FCC to reclassify broadband Internet, while enterprises chose top cloud providers in an Infonetics survey.
- September 08, 2014
In the battle to be the top telecom provider, bringing in over-the-top services may be the best bet.