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Local governments hit FCC with three 5G lawsuits

by Benjamin Freed • 3 weeks ago

Twenty-two West Coast cities and counties are challenging a recent federal ruling that restricts what municipalities can charge phone companies for installing next-generation wireless equipment.

Cities are preparing to sue FCC over new 'unlawful' 5G antenna rules

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

The mayor of Seattle, a leading city in the dispute, announced it will appeal rules she called an "overreach by the Trump administration."

National broadband coverage grossly over-represented by FCC data, report says

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Researchers claim that inaccurate broadband availability data is misinforming a national discussion about internet access.

Big wireless carriers pledge to stop selling location data to third parties

by Ryan Johnston • 5 months ago

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have pledged to terminate their agreements with "location aggregators" used for services like roadside assistance and bank fraud prevention.

California Senate passes 'gold standard' net neutrality bill, New York may follow

by Ryan Johnston • 6 months ago

It's the most comprehensive state-led effort countering the FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality.

Not waiting for the feds, Ohio representatives approve rural broadband fund

by Colin Wood • 7 months ago

If passed by the state Senate by the end of the year, an additional 0 million in annual funding would be made available for new networks.

Hawaii's congressional delegation digs into January's false missile alert

by Benjamin Freed • 8 months ago

The 38-minute January incident was caused by several "missed connections" in the state's emergency alert system plan which is a decade out of date.

NYC official resigns from 'unproductive' FCC broadband committee

by Colin Wood • 8 months ago

Miguel Gamiño is the second local government representative to leave the group over claims of industry favoritism.

Telecom group will 'aggressively challenge' any state enforcing net neutrality rules

by Ryan Johnston • 8 months ago

USTelecom says it wants net neutrality protections, but not at the state level.

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