AT&T faces $640,000 penalty for operating telecom sites without authorization


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday said it intends to fine American wireless giant AT&T $640,000 for allegedly operating numerous wireless stations throughout the United States without authorization. According to the Commission, AT&T apparently operated numerous common ...

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FCC raises broadband speed benchmark to 25Mbps for downloads

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Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today updated broadband speed benchmark to 25Mbps for downloads and 3 Mbps for uploads against 4 Mbps/1 Mbps standard set in 2010. Using this updated service benchmark, the 2015 report finds that 55 million Americans – 17 percent of the population – lack ...

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AWS-3 spectrum auction ends, mobilizes $45 bn from Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Dish

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Auction for AWS-3 spectrum has ended today with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission raising $44.9 billion from major bidders including wireless carriers Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile US as well as satellite TV provider Dish Network. “Now, an additional 65 megahertz of spectrum is ...

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GSA names Joe Barrett as president, Alan Hadden to get new role

Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) today said Joe Barrett will be the new president, while Alan Hadden will be moving to a new role. Alan Hadden, who has been president since the GSA was established in 1998, will ensure continuity and focus his time for GSA in the new role of vice ...

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Ericsson to bet on OSS/BSS for telecoms and enterprises

Nishant Batra, head of Engagement Practices for Ericsson India

Ericsson India says it is expanding its OSS/BSS reach to both telecoms and enterprises across the country. Specifically, Ericsson will be looking at building its OSS business for Smart City projects and Digital India initiatives announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Ericsson currently ...

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