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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.


FCC Moves on 700 MHz Interference with Channel 51 Freeze

August 23, 2011 8:05 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC has moved to clear up interference problems on wireless operators' valuable 700 MHz spectrum with a temporary freeze...

MetroPCS Renews Call for Conditions on AT & T, T-Mobile Deal

August 22, 2011 8:12 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

MetroPCS is again asking the FCC to force AT&T to divest spectrum if its mega-merger with T-Mobile USA goes through. Asks for App Suggestions

August 18, 2011 8:03 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The website is asking the common citizen for suggestions on what types of apps the government should develop.

FTC Fines App Developer for Violating Children's Privacy

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

W3 Innovations has agreed to pay fine to settle FTC charges that its apps violated the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.

NTIA Chief Urges FCC to Wait on LightSquared

August 15, 2011 8:27 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

NTIA chief Larry Strickling has asked the FCC to delay its approval for LightSquared's mobile broadband service...


Hackers Protest BART Decision to Block Cell Phones

August 15, 2011 8:24 am | by John S. Marshall & Paul Elias, The Associated Press | News | Comments

San Francisco's mass transit system prepared for renewed protests Monday, a day after hackers angry over blocked cell phone service at some transit stations broke into a website...

LightSquared Lashes Out at GPS Makers

August 12, 2011 8:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared ratcheted up the rhetoric again yesterday when it sent a letter to the FCC blaming the GPS industry...

FCC Unveils 5-Step Action Plan for Next-Gen 911

August 11, 2011 8:08 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced his five-step action plan to chart the transition to Next Generation 911 (NG911) services.

FCC: We Won't Let LightSquared Interfere With GPS

August 10, 2011 8:21 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC is maintaining a hard line on a dispute between LightSquared and the GPS industry over interference problems...

FCC Votes to Free Up Spectrum for Backhaul

August 10, 2011 8:19 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

The FCC voted at its open meeting yesterday to open several spectrum bands formerly reserved for specialized microwave services for mobile backhaul.


FCC Stalls Review Clock on AT & T, QCOM 700 MHz Deal

August 9, 2011 8:28 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC has pushed out its review of AT&T's $1.9 billion bid to buy Qualcomm's valuable 700 MHz spectrum from its defunct Flo TV...

AT & T to FCC: Move on the Flo TV Deal

August 8, 2011 8:03 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T is pushing the FCC to make a decision on its $1.93 billion purchase of Qualcomm's Flo TV spectrum in the 700 MHz band.

South Korea Fines Apple over iPhone Data Collection

August 4, 2011 8:02 am | by Kelly Olsen, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

South Korea's communications regulator fined Apple's local operation 3 million won ($2,830) for what it says is the illegal collection of iPhone user location information.

FCC Reaches Pacts on Spectrum Border Sharing

August 2, 2011 8:14 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The FCC announced that it has reached agreements with Industry Canada and Mexico's SCT for sharing commercial wireless broadband spectrum in the 700 MHz band...

West Virginia Officials OK with AT & T, T-Mobile Deal

August 1, 2011 8:02 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

West Virginia's Public Service Commission voted Friday to approve AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile USA without conditions...

Net Neutrality & Wireless: Bullet Dodged?

July 31, 2011 8:06 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

With the regulations set to go into effect some time this fall – likely sometime in October, if the FCC's timeline holds true – wireless operators are getting ready to deal with the new regulatory regime.

Carriers to Obama: We Need More Spectrum

July 29, 2011 8:17 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The major carriers in the United States are speaking up and telling the President what they need, namely more spectrum.

Some AGs Throw Support Behind Merger

July 28, 2011 8:02 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

AT&T received a resounding show of support for its acquisition of T-Mobile USA when the Attorneys General of 11 states...

Q & A: Wilson Electronics on Mending the Booster Feud

July 27, 2011 11:32 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The relationship between manufacturers of cell phone signal boosters and wireless operators has, historically speaking, been akin to the Hatfields and McCoys.

Franken: Pull the Plug on AT & T, T-Mobile Deal

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

Minnesota Democrat Al Franken yesterday became the second senator in the past week to ask the FCC and Justice Department to block AT&T's mega-merger with T-Mobile USA.

AT & T to FCC: T-Mo Deal Will Lower 'Quality Adjusted' Prices

July 26, 2011 8:29 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T told the FCC late yesterday that its buyout of T-Mobile USA would result in lower "quality adjusted" prices for consumers.

CTIA Blasts NAB 'Scare Tactics' on Auctions

July 26, 2011 8:22 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Three top trade associations from the wireless and consumer electronics industry have come out against claims by the National Association of Broadcasters...

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