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Policy, What Policy?

November 12, 2018

Via: Telecom Reseller

According to a recent AOTMP Research study, most enterprises (83%) indicate they have a mobile policy. Ask enterprise users if they have agreed to a mobile policy, though, and 32% indicate they are not sure. These dueling truths sum up […]


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FCC Chairman calls out carriers over spoofing

November 6, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

After receiving an earful from the attorneys general of 35 states last month, U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, in a letter to 13 carriers, asking for an update on efforts to stop call spoofing and demanding an action […]


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FCC empanels Disaster Response and Recovery Working Group

November 2, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

After publicly criticizing the network recovery efforts after Hurricane Michael devastated the Florida Panhandle, U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has empaneled a new working group focused on establishing best practices around hardening network infrastructure ahead of a disaster […]


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White House seeks to drive ‘flexible and sustainable’ spectrum policy

October 29, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

In a memorandum on national spectrum policy, President Donald Trump called out the importance of the U.S. being first in 5G and ordered government agencies to review their spectrum holdings and continue to seek opportunities for spectrum sharing. Access to […]


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3 Common Misconceptions about GDPR and Data Processing for the Telecom Industry

October 26, 2018

Via: Telecom Reseller

The GDPR (General Data Privacy Regulation) passed in the European Union (EU) in May of 2018 and is one of the most popular topics of discussion amongst telecom businesses who may or may not conduct business on an international level. […]


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Cable’s thought leaders: More security, recognition for broadband and the 5G hype cycle

October 24, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

The cable industry isn’t getting enough recognition for what it does with broadband, security should be a higher priority and 5G is overhyped. The cable industry’s thought leaders gathered on the stage at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo to share their views […]


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CommScope, Google to jointly operate ESC sensor network for CBRS

October 18, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

CommScope and Google will be jointly developing, deploying and operating a coastal sensor network that is one of the key pieces for enabling operations in the shared Citizens Broadband Radio Service spectrum. The Environmental Sensing Capability network is a network […]


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Is DSRC dead? Cable cos want FCC action on 5.9 GHz

October 17, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Almost two decades ago the U.S. Federal Communications Commission set aside the 5.9 GHz band for dedicated short range communications with the goal of letting vehicles communicate with one another using unlicensed airwaves. Since that move in October 1999, DSRC […]


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T-Mo lays out its network plans for the FCC

October 15, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US sketched out its vision for a combined 5G network if its proposed merger with Sprint goes through and argued that the combination will put it in a position to better compete in a 5G landscape, in a presentation […]


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EXFO reports results, touts Orange’s ONAP integration

October 12, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

EXFO reported a quarter that its CEO described as disappointing, but promised that 2019 will be a year of renewed focus on execution by the test company, which has had a number of recent acquisitions. Sales for the company’s fiscal […]