|FCC and FTC Warn COVID-19 Robocallers |
The Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission today demanded that service providers do their part to stop coronavirus-related scam robocalls from bombarding American consumers.
|FCC Rolls Out COVID-19 Telehealth Program|
This week, the Federal Communications Commission voted to adopt a $200 million telehealth program to support healthcare providers responding to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
|T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Complete|
T-Mobile US Inc. announced today that it has officially completed its merger with Sprint Corporation to create the New T-Mobile, a supercharged Un-carrier that will deliver a transformative 5G network.
|DetectaChem to Launch Smartphone COVID-19 Test Kit|
DetectaChem’s proven detection technology will provide test results for COVID-19 detection in minutes via an easy to use automated smart phone app that provides the user real time information.
|Bluebird Network Completes Acquisition of Illinois Network Alliance LLC|
Bluebird Network LLC, announces the completion of its acquisition of the Illinois Network Alliance INA
|FCC Mandates STIR/SHAKEN Implementation|
The Federal Communications Commission today adopted new rules requiring implementation of caller ID authentication using technical standards known as “STIR/SHAKEN.” These rules will further the FCC’s efforts to protect consumers against malicious caller ID “spoofing,” which is often used during robocall scam campaigns to trick consumers into answering their phones.
|FCC Protects Lifeline Subscribers|
The Federal Communications Commission today took action to help ensure that no current Lifeline subscribers are involuntarily removed from the Lifeline program during the coronavirus pandemic.
|FCC Extends AT&T Spectrum Access for Puerto Rico and USVI|
The FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau today granted Special Temporary Authority to AT&T to use additional spectrum to serve Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands during the coronavirus pandemic.
|Juniper Releases Findings on Coronavirus Impact on Global Device Shipments|
New analysis from Juniper Research found that Coronavirus could cause around a $42 billion revenue gap over the next 9 months for smart device vendors.
|Building a Supercomputer to Fight COVID-19|
Helio AG, a Leading Start-Up From Switzerland, Offers its Compute Delivery Network to Accelerate Research and Stem the Coronavirus Pandemic
|DE-CIX Tracks Growth in Video Conferencing Traffic|
Video conferencing traffic grows by 100 percent in comparison to before COVID 19
|Nokia Completes Elenion Technologies Acquisition|
Nokia today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Elenion Technologies, a U.S.-based company focusing on silicon photonics technology. The planned acquisition was originally announced February 19, 2020.
|Bluebird Network Offers Support with Food Bank Donation|
Bluebird Network LLC continues its dedication to supporting educational facilities and their students
|Juniper Reports eRetail Transaction Values to Reach $4.8 Trillion by 2024|
A new report from Juniper Research found that total eRetail transaction values will reach $4.8 trillion by 2024, up from $3.3 trillion in 2020. This growth will be driven by emerging markets.
|FCC Expands Spectrum Access for Verizon and AT&T|
The FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau has granted requests from AT&T and Verizon for Special Temporary Authority to use additional spectrum to help meet Americans’ wireless broadband needs across the country during this national emergency.
|FCC Announces Nearly 400 CSPs Pledge to Keep America Connected|
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today announced that 205 additional broadband and phone service providers have taken the Keep Americans Connected Pledge, bringing the total number of companies to 390.
|FCC Grants Spectrum Access to Verizon |
The FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau today granted Verizon’s request for Special Temporary Authority (STA) to use additional spectrum to help meet increased customer demand for broadband during the coronavirus pandemic.
|FCC Waives Rural Health Care and E-Rate Gift Rules to Contend with Coronavirus|
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced important changes to the Rural Health Care (RHC) and E-Rate programs that will make it easier for broadband providers to support telehealth and remote learning efforts during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
|Seaborn and EdgeUno Extend Free IP Offering During Pandemic|
Seaborn Networks, a leading developer-owner-operator of transoceanic subsea fiber optic cable systems (Seaborn), announced today that Seaborn is supporting EdgeUno and together they are enhancing their IP and Infrastructure Partnership to offer 90 days of free Internet connectivity across their respective Americas networks to non-profit/not-for-profit organizations, educational programs, state and municipal governments, public health care providers, and non-government organizations
|Infinera Clocks 800G in Long-Haul Link|
Infinera announced today the successful completion of a live network trial of 800 gigabits per second (800G) single-wavelength transmission at 96 Gbaud over 950 kilometers (km) across a long-haul link in a major North American network operator’s production network.
|FCC Gives US Cellular Additional Spectrum Access|
Federal Communications Commission’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau today granted Special Temporary Authority (STA) to U.S. Cellular to use additional spectrum to help meet increased customer demand for mobile broadband during the coronavirus pandemic.
|Space Challenges Prompt New Data Center Locations|
Innovative Data Center Locations Now Include Mines, Churches, Bunkers, the Arctic, the Ocean and Outer Space
|NEDAS 2020 Boston Symposium Rescheduled to July 14, 2020|
New Date Prioritizes The Health and Safety of Attendees Due to the Global COVID-19 Pandemic
|FiberLight Empowers Nextlink Internet Tower System Expansion|
FiberLight’s Scalable Services Deliver Enhanced Network Reach for Wireless Internet Service Provider into New and Underserved Areas
|FCC Boosts T-Mobile for Connectivity in the US|
The Federal Communications Commission today granted Special Temporary Authority to T-Mobile U.S.A. to use additional spectrum in the 600 MHz Band to help it meet increased customer demand for broadband during the coronavirus pandemic.