Tom Wheeler proposed a series of changes to rules meant to help small business compete in auctions of valuable airwaves used for wireless communications. Source: FCC chief Wheeler looks to prevent more Dish Network-style ‘gaming’ of spectrum auctions – Denver Business Journal
Regulating the internet like a utility company, says Pai, will threaten the kind of innovation we’ve taken for granted over the past 20 years. “Do you trust the federal government to make the Internet ecosystem more vibrant than it is today?” Pai asks. “Can you think of any regulated utility like the electric company or […]
Google’s new Sidewalk Labs wants to bring free public Wi-Fi projects to cities around the world. Source: Google’s Next Moonshot: Lining City Streets With Wi-Fi Hubs | WIRED
The millimeter wave band enables wireless data transmission at speeds and bandwidth that compare to the high quality of fiber optic communication systems. Source: Sponsored – Next Generation Wireless: Riding On the Back of Millimeter Waves – RCR Wireless News
Ethoplex is primarily a fixed wireless operator; however, if a customer insists on fiber and is willing to pay associated costs, Ethoplex also owns miles of fiber and will extend it to customer locations.
The agency says AT&T did not adequately inform its unlimited-data customers that it would throttle service when they used too much data. Source: FCC to fine AT&T $100M for deceiving customers over unlimited data plan – CNET
The Kremlin claims it can fry the skies from a distance of six miles. Source: Russia Says Its Microwave Cannon Can Kill Drones and Warheads with Ease