Category: Wireless Infrastructure

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Verizon, AT&T to pay $127M for allegedly overcharging government agencies

September 28, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Verizon and AT&T have agreed to pay a combined $127 million to settle lawsuits alleging that they overcharged California and Nevada government entities for wireless service. The lawsuit was filed in 2012 and resulted in a settlement approved on Thursday […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Verizon, AT&T settle overcharging whistleblower case for $116 million

September 25, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Verizon and AT&T have agreed to pay $116 million to settle a lawsuit claiming that both carriers have overcharged government agencies for over a decade. The announcement, made on Thursday, relates to a lawsuit in which 30 government entities and […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Qualcomm sets new record in 5G mmWave range

September 2, 2020

Via: TechSpot

The first consumer 5G products came to the market in 2019 with promises of broadband replacement levels of speed and low latency. Still in its infancy, most 5G-enabled phones are still quite expensive. In the US, wireless carriers have been […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Verizon enters the rural home Internet market with 4G wireless

July 30, 2020

Via: Fortune

Verizon announced a modest entry into the rural home Internet market with a service using its 4G LTE wireless network in three areas. The service is available starting on Thursday in Savannah, Ga., Springfield, Mo., and Tri Cities, Tenn., Va., […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

5G expected to account for 21% of all wireless infrastructure investment this year

July 28, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Investment in 5G infrastructure is expected to make up 21.3% of the wireless infrastructure market by the end of 2020. The coronavirus pandemic has caused disruption down the IT supply chain, causing supply shortages, transport issues, office closures, and in […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

AT&T’s 5G prices come down as carriers get more competitive

July 23, 2020

Via: Fortune

The spread of super-fast 5G wireless service is prompting carriers to get more competitive, at least for family plans. On Thursday, AT&T, which had been limiting 5G to its highest-priced plans, added 5G access to its cheapest unlimited plan, which […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Unified Communications, Wireless Infrastructure

Domestic 5G development at core of US communications security plan

July 2, 2020

Via: CSO Online

In late March, during the first phase of the coronavirus lockdown, the White House issued a little-noticed document entitled The National Strategy to Secure 5G of the United States, which articulates a “vision for America to lead the development, deployment, […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

GOP House members urge funding of FCC’s new broadband data collection method

June 10, 2020

Via: StateScoop

A day after the Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to use inaccurate data to distribute $16 billion in broadband expansion funding, Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee urged their colleagues to give the FCC the funding to improve […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

5G: Promise and perils for government agencies

June 9, 2020

Via: FCW

Fifth generation (5G) wireless technology has the potential to transform how the U.S. government achieves its many critical missions. With superior bandwidth, agencies will be able to connect more mission-supporting devices than ever. 5G also promises to increase functionality of […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Wireless industry fears 5G protest day could lead to damaged cell towers

June 5, 2020

Via: Fortune

The U.S. wireless industry fears that a global protest against 5G networks planned for the weekend could lead to vandalism of cell phone towers. Conspiracy theories about the purported dangers of 5G wireless networks have prompted anti-5G activists to set […]