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Networking & Wireless, Tech

FCC’s new National Broadband Map offers granular look at service and gaps

November 21, 2022

Via: FCW

The Federal Communications Commission on Friday released an initial draft of a national map showing in greater detail than ever before what locations in the country have broadband service. The move is a major step toward making sure roughly $42 […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

FCC has approved $6 billion in broadband grants despite rejecting Starlink

September 1, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

Several US government agencies are having a busy week for doling out broadband deployment funding to ISPs and state governments. Today, the FCC announced $791.6 million for six broadband providers, covering network expansions to over 350,000 homes and businesses in […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

Forget 5G wireless, SpaceX and T-Mobile want to offer Zero-G coverage

August 26, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

SpaceX and T-Mobile announced an ambitious plan on Thursday evening to provide ubiquitous connectivity from space to anyone with a cell phone. The project would pair SpaceX’s Starlink satellite technology with the second-largest wireless carrier in the United States, T-Mobile […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

Court rules FCC is allowed to reassign 5.9 GHz bandwidth, killing V2X

August 16, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

The long-running saga of V2X (vehicle to everything), a system that uses part of the wireless spectrum to allow vehicles to communicate with our road infrastructure and each other, appears to finally be over. On Friday, the US Court of […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

How to Fill the Void in NetOps Visibility to Reduce Risk

July 7, 2022

Via: CIO

‘Mind the gap’ is an automated announcement used by London Underground for more than 50 years to warn passengers about the gap between the train and the platform edge. It’s a message that would resonate well in IT operations. Enterprises […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

FAA identifies means for 5G C-band wireless deployment without aviation disruption

June 22, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

In its latest update on 5G, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) laid out last week a phased approach by which it says commercial air travel and 5G C-band deployment could co-exist, without interruption. Companies like Verizon and AT&T have increasingly […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

Biden administration to release $45B for nationwide internet

May 13, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Biden administration is taking the first steps to release $45 billion to ensure that every U.S. resident has access to high-speed internet by roughly 2028, inviting governors and other leaders on Friday to start the application process. Commerce Secretary […]


Federal, Networking & Wireless, Policy, Tech

Biden starts program to provide discounted internet service

May 9, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Biden administration announced on Monday that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to people with low incomes, a program that could effectively make tens of millions of households eligible for free service through an already existing […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

Telecomn groups end fight against California net neutrality

May 5, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Telecommunications industry groups on Wednesday ended their bid to block California’s net neutrality law that bars broadband providers from throttling service. In a federal court filing in Sacramento, the groups and California Attorney General Rob Bonta jointly agreed to dismiss […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

The military’s 5G capabilities could be stale by the time they’re fielded

April 20, 2022

Via: Nextgov

The Pentagon’s security concerns around 5G are pretty well-known and a high priority. But the time it will take to field 5G capabilities is also a major concern, according to a top Navy tech official. “5G is, I would say, […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

Lots of broadband money, but US expansion finds speed bumps

April 13, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

For the 70-or-so people who live in the remote Vermont community of Victory, Town Clerk Tracey Martel says she’s regularly frustrated watching a spinning circle on her computer while she tries to complete even the most basic municipal chores online. […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Networking & Wireless, Tech

Private 5G Will Transform Healthcare

March 17, 2022

Via: CIO

As enterprises prepare to move from 4G to private 5G, it’s critical to remember that this is not merely a speed and bandwidth boost, along the lines of how moving from 3G to 4G played out. As opposed to a […]


IT Policy, Networking & Wireless, Tech

EU and UK open antitrust probe into Google and Meta over online ads

March 11, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

Regulators in Europe and the UK have opened an antitrust probe into a deal between Google and Meta on online advertising, in the latest effort to tackle the market power of the world’s biggest technology companies. The move follows US […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

Private 5G networks offer CIOs intriguing options

February 17, 2022

Via: CIO

Public 5G networks are often touted as offering the ultra-reliable low-latency communication (URLCC) needed for applications as diverse as industrial control, driverless cars, and virtual reality — but not all public 5G networks are created equal. In some cases, it […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

How the Hybrid Workplace is Reshaping Enterprise Networks

February 14, 2022

Via: CIO

Something we should never forget about networks is that people just expect them to work. That was true before the pandemic, throughout it, and will certainly continue after. Our recently published 2021 Global Workplace Report shines the light on a […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

Congress takes up controversy over 5G service near airports

February 3, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Congress is delving into a showdown between telecommunications and airline interests over the rollout of new, high-speed wireless service that raised concerns about interference with key equipment on planes. Some flights have been canceled since the new networks were turned […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

FCC aims to stop broadband bill shock, reviving plan nixed by Ajit Pai

January 27, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

The Federal Communications Commission is moving ahead with plans to require broadband “nutrition labels” that include details on the actual price of Internet service and information about data caps and performance. The consumer labels that home Internet and mobile broadband […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

US airlines warn of “chaos” as telecoms groups roll out 5G

January 18, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

The imminent rollout of high-speed 5G telecoms services threatens to ground flights across the US, America’s largest airlines warned on Monday, as they urged government agencies to intervene to avoid “chaos” for passengers and “incalculable” disruptions to supply chains. “The […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

US officials ask AT&T, Verizon to delay 5G wireless

January 3, 2022

Via: Tech Crunch

US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) called on AT&T and Verizon Communications on Friday to postpone the planned introduction of the new 5G radio service for January 5th due to aviation […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

What is 5G? Everything you need to know about the next-gen network

December 15, 2021

Via: BGR

5G is well and truly here. After years of promises and hype, you now likely spend at least some of the time connected to a 5G network. But what does that mean? The rollout of 5G has been confusing, to […]