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Seybold’s Take - Spectrum = Wireless Currency

September 25, 2011 12:43 pm | by Andrew Seybold | Articles | Comments

Andrew Seybold sums up the situation: The currency of the commercial wireless world is not money but spectrum.

Bachmann Calls LightSquared Waiver 'Crony Capitalism'

September 23, 2011 8:04 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Political pressure continues to mount over LightSquared, with lawmakers questioning why the FCC granted the company...

FCC Net Neutrality Rules Effective Nov. 20

September 23, 2011 8:02 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC's net neutrality regulations were published in the Federal Register yesterday and will go into effect on Nov. 20.

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AT & T Antitrust Trial Set to Begin Feb. 13

September 22, 2011 8:07 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A judge has set Feb. 13 of next year as the start date of the trial for the Justice Department's antitrust lawsuit over AT&T's $39 billion buyout of T-Mobile USA.

AT & T, DOJ Differ on Dates for T-Mo Hearing

September 19, 2011 8:02 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T and the Justice Department are hashing out court dates for the agency's antitrust lawsuit against the T-Mobile USA deal.

FCC No-Show, Lobbying Query Overshadow LightSquared Hearing

September 16, 2011 8:09 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Yesterday's House Armed Services Committee hearing was supposed to be about the impact of LightSquared's network on national security...

ITC Will Review HTC Patent Violations

September 16, 2011 8:06 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The ITC has decided to review the final decision by one of its administrative judges that found HTC Android smartphones were in violation of...

FCC Mandates More Testing for LightSquared

September 14, 2011 7:57 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC said yesterday it is requiring LightSquared to conduct more testing before it can deploy its LTE network...

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Obama Jobs Bill Includes Broadcast Spectrum Auctions

September 13, 2011 8:27 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

President Barack Obama's jobs bill gives the FCC authority to conduct voluntary incentive auctions of television broadcast spectrum.

FCC Net Neutrality Rules Pass OMB

September 13, 2011 8:25 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC's net neutrality regulations have cleared a key regulatory hurdle and will soon be published in the Federal Register...

Germany Bans Sale of Galaxy Tab 10.1

September 9, 2011 8:19 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

A German court has sided with Apple to uphold a preliminary injunction of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1...

LightSquared Parries Feds on Capitol Hill

September 9, 2011 8:16 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared again found itself in the hot seat yesterday when it faced pointed questions about its network's impact on GPS service...

FTC Clamps Down On Acne Cure Apps

September 9, 2011 8:14 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Developers who said apps could treat acne have agreed to drop their marketing claims to settle charges from the FTC.

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Ten Years After 9-11, Still No Public Safety Network

September 9, 2011 8:06 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Wireless Week this week spoke with Gregg Riddle, who advocates for public safety workers from his post as president of APCO International. What follows is an edited transcript of the discussion.

Congress Sends Patent Overhaul Bill to President

September 9, 2011 8:01 am | by Jim Abrams, Associated Press | News | Comments

Congress has given the U.S. patent system its first major overhaul since the age of the transistor radio...

Sprint Sues to Block AT & T, T-Mobile Deal

September 7, 2011 8:25 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint joined the Justice Department's efforts to block AT&T's $39 billion buyout T-Mobile USA yesterday...

GAO: Inmates' Illegal Cell Phone Use 'Major Security Concern'

September 7, 2011 8:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Prison inmates' illegal use of contraband cell phones is on the rise and poses a major security threat to prison officials and the public...

With Deal in Limbo, Report Examines Scenarios

September 6, 2011 8:18 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Concessions by AT&T have been mentioned as a possible way through, while others say the deal is simply dead.

DOJ: AT & T, T-Mobile Merger Violates Antitrust Laws

August 31, 2011 8:35 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The Justice Department moved today to block AT&T's merger with T-Mobile USA with a federal antitrust lawsuit...

Months of Delays Ahead in Kodak, Apple ITC Case

August 31, 2011 8:29 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Kodak's legal challenge against Apple and Research In Motion (RIM) could drag on for months...

FCC Restarts Clock on AT & T, T-Mobile Deal

August 26, 2011 8:06 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC said today it has restarted the clock on its review of AT&T's merger with T-Mobile USA...

FCC Queries AT & T on LTE Pledge

August 25, 2011 8:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC wants AT&T to answer some more questions about its promise to expand its LTE footprint into more rural areas...

Samsung's Patent Troubles Mount with Netherlands Injunction

August 24, 2011 8:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Samsung ran into more trouble in Europe today after a judge in The Hague granted Apple a preliminary injunction...

SF Area Transit Agency to Discuss Wireless Policy

August 24, 2011 8:15 am | by Paul Elias, Associated Press | News | Comments

The transit agency in the San Francisco Bay area hopes to ease tensions with a public meeting over whether there should be a policy on cutting wireless access to its stations during protests.

Dish Network Details Terrestar LTE Plan

August 23, 2011 8:08 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Dish Network wants the FCC to let it use Terrestar's satellite spectrum to roll out LTE-Advanced, even though the standard isn't ready yet.

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