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9 hrs ago | CIO

FCC Vote on Incentive Auction Plan Could Further Open Broadband Competition

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will reserve a significant amount of spectrum in its upcoming auctions of the television band for unlicensed uses such as Wi-Fi, agency officials said Friday.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

13 hrs ago | PatrickWeb

Net Attitude

When I wrote Net Attitude 12 years ago, I thought that by now, all organizations would be exploiting the Internet effectively.


Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Science, Computer Science, Programming Languages, Science / Technology

18 hrs ago |

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Proposition Weakens as FCC Addresses Problem

The roadblocks in the way of Sprint and T-Mobile merger seem endless. The merger proposal of the third and fourth largest U.S. carriers has been one of the hot wireless headlines from quite some time.


Related Topix: T-Mobile, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT

22 hrs ago | Wireless Week

Report: Possible Sprint/T-Mobile Deal Would Spark FCC Auction Rule Redo

If SoftBank-owned Sprint goes ahead with its plans to bid for T-Mobile, it would cause the FCC to re-evaluate and possibly change its rules for the upcoming 600 MHz incentive auctions.


Related Topix: T-Mobile, Financial Services, SoftBank, Investment Services

Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

AT&T GoPhone Adds More Data To Smartphone Plans At No Additional Cost With No Annual Contract

And, the new plans give customers the capability to use their smartphone as a Wi-Fi hotspot - all with access to the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network and with no annual contract.2 AT&T GoPhone customers get more data, more flexibility and more value, all with access to the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Will AT&T Really Keep Away from the FCC Incentive Spectrum Auction?

Spectrum is the buzz word in the U.S. wireless industry. Growing data demand and rising popularity of smartphones and tablets has put huge pressure on telecom carriers who need more airwaves.


Related Topix: Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Wireless, Emerging Technology, T-Mobile

Engadget Mobile

AT&T adds more data and a hotspot option to prepaid GoPhone plans

AT&T is adding more data to its GoPhone prepaid smartphone plans without raising monthly fees in the process.


The Motley Fool

AT&T Inc. Earnings: Will Price Wars Crush Growth?

Despite new threats from smaller rivals Sprint has taken full control of its Verizon Wireless division to preserve its perceived lead in the wireless-network arena -- AT&T has experience with price wars and knows how to make the most of business lines even if they start to see overall growth decay.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Wireless, Emerging Technology

The Motley Fool

3 Dow Dividends That Shouldn't Go Overlooked

Economic data has been decent, but not great, and earnings haven't been inspiring.


Related Topix: Financial Markets

Business Wire

Pelican Products, Inc. Introduces New Lineup of Rugged Phone Cases

Backed by Pelican Products' Legendary Lifetime Guarantee of Excellence, the initial product lineup will include a Pelican ProGeara Voyagera Case for the Samsung Galaxy S 5 and Apple iPhone 5/5s, as well as a Pelican ProGeara Protectora Case for the Samsung Galaxy S 5. "Pelican's products have been a trusted brand for over 35 years with first ... (more)


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, iPhone

Information Technology

SCHOTT Turns to AT&T for Global Collaboration

FRANKFURT -- Engineers and scientists at high-tech company SCHOTT AG are using AT&T's* blazing fast network to work with customers and colleagues around the world.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, World News, Germany, Duryea, PA

The Motley Fool

AT&T's Fighting a Two-Front War

T-Mobile ( The dogfight in the sky T-Mobile has brought the fight to AT&T with its Un-carrier promotions -- including everything from cancellation fees, tablet data, monthly pricing, and more.


Related Topix: North Carolina

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Wireless Week

AT&T Warns FCC It Might Skip 600 MHz Auction Over Spectrum Rules

AT&T is threatening to sit out the FCC's upcoming 600 MHz incentive auctions if the Commission puts in place rules reserving portions of the spectrum for smaller carriers only.


AT&T marks 4G LTE moment, says more upgrades on way in Columbus

AT&T flipped the proverbial switch on its 4G LTE wireless service in the Columbus market earlier this month, bringing the smoother and faster state-of-the-art technology to local customers.


Related Topix: Columbus, GA


US Mobile Phones Will Come Standard With Kill...

One line from the otherwise regrettable "The Hangover Part III" rings true for most of us.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, The Hangover Part III, Zach Galifianakis

D Magazine

Things To Do In Dallas Tonight: Apr. 17

Many of you are on the eve of a three-day weekend, and I can feel the early departure anticipation from here.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX


Verizon snagged highest slice of phone activations last quarter

But third-place T-Mobile saw the biggest improvement among the top US carriers, as seen in survey results from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.


Related Topix: T-Mobile

The Washington Post

AT&T threatens to back out of a critical airwave auction. Is it bluffing?

AT&T is warning it may have no choice but to pull out of a major government auction of the airwaves if the Federal Communications Commission doesn't change some of the rules.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cellphones


AT&T, Competitors Squabble Over Proposed IP Trials

AT&T Inc . hopes that the Federal Communications Commission will authorize it to conduct network trials in the Deep South as part of a long-term strategy to phase out its traditional phone infrastructure.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, VoIP, Science / Technology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Dallas Observer

Old 97's ticket giveaway: tell us your story

After all these years, there's still something special about seeing the Old 97's back where they started -- right here in their native Dallas.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dallas, TX


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