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Carriers endorse e-rate funding for broadband

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 11 2014

Comments received by the FCC this week on proposals to boost Universal Service "E-Rate" funding for fixed broadband and Wi-Fi services depict

FCC adopts licensing rules for AWS-3 band

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

In the first of two key moves that the FCC expects will advance "ongoing efforts to make more spectrum available for flexible use wireless services

FCC frees 5 GHz channels for gigabit-speed Wi-Fi

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

Cable operators, wireless carriers and other Wi-Fi advocates applauded the adoption of an FCC order on Monday that aims to enable gigabit-speed Wi-Fi

FCC commissioners speak out on wireless network reliability, incentives for federal spectrum relocation

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2012

At a spectrum policy event on Tuesday, FCC Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Robert McDowell offered their views on a variety of topics, ranging from incentive auctions of broadcast television spectrum, to reassignment of federal spectrum assets for commercial wireless use, to the reliability of wireless networks in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which rendered inoperable one in four cell sites in affected areas throughout the East Coast

Globalstar seeks FCC consent to use mobile satellite spectrum for terrestrial wireless broadband

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2012

Mobile satellite service (MSS) operator Globalstar petitioned the FCC on Monday for authority to use the company’s licensed low-earth orbit (Big LEO) MSS channels in deploying a nationwide, long-term evolution (LTE) terrestrial broadband network

Wireless groups, airlines voice support for expanded PED use on aircraft

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2012

As long as the integrity of critical in-flight communications is ensured, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) should permit passenger usage of e-readers, tablet PCs, portable DVD players and other personal electronic devices (PEDs) at all stages of commercial flight, argued a variety of wireless, airline and other industry groups in comments filed with the FAA last week

Sprint Nextel to acquire US cellular spectrum assets in Midwest

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2012

Boosting its spectrum capacity and ability to provide fourth-generation wireless broadband services, Sprint Nextel agreed this week to purchase wireless network assets owned in the Midwest by US Cellular Corp. for $480 million in cash

AT&T to invest $14 billion in network expansion

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2012

Over the next three years, AT&T will spend $14 billion to improve and expand its wireline and wireless networks for the provision of broadband services, announced AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson during a press conference in New York on Wednesday

Public safety groups endorse national plan, restrictions on access to 4.9 GHz band

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2012

In comments filed with the FCC, public safety entities across the U.S. voiced support for the establishment of a comprehensive national plan to govern usage of the 4.9 GHz band, as they advised the FCC against allowing commercial wireless carriers to access the band pending completion of further studies

Satellite firms call on FCC to reassess regulatory fee reform plan

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2012

Reply comments filed last week in response to the FCC’s plan to reform the agency’s regulatory fee process highlighted the concerns of satellite industry players, who warned that the proposed revisions will bring about significant fee increases that do not reflect the cost and amount of regulation applied to earth and space station licensees