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FCC's Business Data Services Actions Could Harm Your Investment and Community

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 09.11.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

(Here are some cool looking equations submitted to the FCC by CenturyLink. It's a shame they are not useful.) Summary (Most of this article was or...

AT&T and Verizon's Wireline and Wireless Cross-Subsidies Harm Competition and Every Communications Service You Use

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Let me explain why all of your communications rates keep going up or why there are 'data caps' imposed, and why many customers have overcharges on wireless.

Verizon's $300 Million Shell Game in Boston and Cross-Subsidizing Wireless

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Verizon told Boston that they were going to be spending about $300 million over 6 years to upgrade the city to FiOS -- a fiber-to-the-home service. But according to Verizon's Francis Shammo, the money really isn't being 'spent'.

Memo to the President: "Meet the People Where They Are--In the Wireless World"

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 01.15.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

Nearly four years ago, President Obama memorably strode into office Blackberry in hand. Among many firsts, he is our nation's first mobile President.

Spectrum: The FCC's Lasting Legacy

Everett Ehrlich | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology
Everett Ehrlich

Predicting the future of this country's fastest growing, most innovative marketplace is a difficult task. But if the FCC chairman is successful in bringing new spectrum to market and opening more channels for commerce and communications, his legacy will be assured.

Why MMTC Is Endorsing the AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

David Honig | Posted 08.05.2011 | Technology
David Honig

Some transactions may be compelling to shareholders or have an attractive economic rationale, but transactions that shrink a sector usually come at the expense of communities of color. Too often, what may appear to be "good" for a company is, in fact, bad for minorities.

AT&T Announces 4G LTE Locations

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.25.2011 | Technology

AT&T announced that it will roll out the high-speed 4G LTE mobile networks to Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Atlanta and San Antonio this summer. Accord...

AT&T, T-Mobile Deal Brings Us Closer To A Connected Future

Navarrow Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Navarrow Wright

The recent announcement of AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile from German Deutche Telekom should come as welcome news to entrepreneurs and small business owners across the country.

VIDEO: Ditch the Satellite Truck: Livestream Introduces "Smart" Verizon 4G and WiFi Connection Device

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

For broadcasters seeking to provide a high quality live stream, untethered to an Internet connection and a PC, Livestream has just introduced a device from Teradek called the Cube.

Verizon Will Launch LTE Network November 15

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

In its first quarter on the market the tablet computer sold 3.27 million units, a remarkable number considering Apple sold 3.47 million Mac computers, and it was the highest sales period for Macs ever.

Microsoft's Dead Kin

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Just a couple of months after it hit the market, Microsoft will kill its Kin phone. It was aimed at socially-minded teens, but teens ignored it. Some reports say that Microsoft sold as few as 500 units. That doesn't sound like a lot. 



German WiFi Police

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Just after Google admitted to gathering data from unsecured wireless networks, the German government is working to make it illegal to have a non-secure wireless network in your home.