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Apple iPhone reportedly may be exempt from tariffs

June 20, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

President Donald Trump has reassured Apple CEO Tim Cook that the iPhone will not be on any of the White House’s tariff lists, according to published reports. The New York Times reported on Monday that Cook visited Trump in the […]


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Another Arctic Subsea Cable Project? Hmmm…

June 19, 2018

Via: Telecom Ramblings

According to a fascinating report over on Capacity this morning, the melting ice up north has brought with it a new iteration of Arctic cable dreams. A new cable project is close to lining up the backing necessary to connect […]


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Senators move to reinstate ZTE ban as Commerce waits for payment

June 12, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Senators move to reinstate ZTE ban as Department of Commerce said ZTE must replace its entire board of directors within the next 30 days Adding a new wrinkle to the ZTE saga, a bipartisan group of senators is trying to […]


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Westell Technologies records lower revenue for in-building wireless solutions in Q4

May 25, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Westell aims to attract growth opportunities in in-building public safety, network densification, small cell and 5G Westell Technologies, a provider of wireless infrastructure solutions, recorded revenues of $3.2 million in its in-building wireless (IBW) segment in fiscal Q4, ended March […]


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Charter Communications to launch mobile services by mid-year: CEO

April 30, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Charter Communications aims to to launch a MVNO through a partnership with Verizon U.S. cable operator Charter Communications expects to launch mobile services through a mobile virtual network operator by mid-year, the operator’s chairman and CEO, Thomas Rutledge, said during […]


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Why do telecom companies face such strict regulations?

April 9, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Some industries are regulated more heavily and strictly than others. For better or worse, the cryptocurrency market is practically free from regulations, while industries like cannabis-related products, are subject to much stricter laws and protocols. The telecom industry is one […]


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Appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls

April 3, 2018

Via: Phys.org

A federal appeals court rolled back rules intended to deter irritating telemarketing robocalls, saying they were too broad. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said that 2015 regulations from the Federal Communications Commission could wrongly classify […]


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Net neutrality should be a federal, not a specific state measure

March 29, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

USTelecom, an industry group focused on providing advocacy for the large Tier 1 and rural Tier 2 and Tier 3 telcos, maintains that any net neutrality rules should be based on a federalwide concept and not state by state. Jonathan […]


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Verizon changes its partner program for business customers

March 29, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon is making changes to help partners who sell its products and services to enterprise customers. The company said it will implement a master agent model in the U.S. to better support the many sub-agents who sell Verizon’s services to […]


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CenturyLink, Consolidated, Frontier and Windstream reiterate call for 3.5 GHz spectrum rule changes

March 28, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

CenturyLink, Consolidated, Frontier and Windstream have collectively made their case to the FCC that preserving census tracts in rural areas for 3.5 GHz spectrum—including a hybrid approach that allows large license sizes in urban areas—will enable them to expand their […]