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US officials not explaining why Huawei poses a security risk: AT&T CEO

March 22, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.S. officials are failing to provide concrete details about the risks of implementing telecom equipment from Chinese vendors, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said during an event hosted by the Economic Club of Washington D.C, earlier this week. He said that […]


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FCC proposes three-meter vertical accuracy for 80% of indoor 911 calls

March 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission is moving forward with a proposal that mobile network operators must aim to provide the location of wireless 911 callers within three meters of the handset, for 80% of wireless 911 calls in the top 25 […]


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FCC pauses T-Mobile US/Sprint merger review again

March 8, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on March 7 again paused its 180-day review of the proposed $26 billion T-Mobile US/Sprint merger; according to FCC documentation, the review period will resume on April 4, day 122 of the prescribed period. According […]


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Huawei files legal claim against US government sales ban

March 7, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor Huawei has filed a legal complaint in a U.S. federal court that challenges the constitutionality of a ban on U.S. government agencies using its equipment and seeking a permanent injunction against the restriction. “The U.S. Congress has repeatedly […]


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FCC finalizes qualified bidders for 24 GHz auction

March 5, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the Federal Communications Commission moves quickly to open up additional millimeter wave spectrum for commercial use, it has identified 38 qualified bidders who plan to participate in the upcoming 24 GHz auction. That’s two fewer qualified bidders than the […]


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FCC watchful as Windstream files for bankruptcy protection

March 5, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission, mindful of the rural services that Windstream Holdings provides — and the federal universal service funds that it receives — says it will be watching closely as the company proceeds with Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Windstream recently […]


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California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018: State Legislation, Global Impact

March 4, 2019

Via: Telecom Reseller

The California Constitution was amended in 1972 to include privacy as an inalienable right for all people. At the time, the focus was on affording individuals control over the use and sale of their personal information. Today, this inalienable right […]


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US Cellular picks Ericsson for 5G; adds private LTE core for public safety

February 28, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

BARCELONA — U.S. Cellular will build out its 5G network with Ericsson equipment, and the carrier also is targeting public safety users with prioritized network access and preemption services and the ability to segment first responders’ traffic via a private […]


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Dielectric Meeting with FCC Addresses Potential Repack Phase Completion Issues

February 26, 2019

Via: Broadcast Beat

Dielectric, along with other broadcast representatives, attended a January 31 meeting with the FCC Incentive Auction Task Force and Media Bureau to provide an update on repack site completions. The meeting followed an October 2018 meeting at which Dielectric presented […]


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After legal ruling, Windstream files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

February 26, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Windstream Holdings took the plunge into voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday after a legal setback earlier this month. Windstream lost a legal battle with New York hedge fund Aurelius Capital Management over whether Windstream had defaulted on bonds by […]