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Google Fiber to expand outside Kansas City

Google announced on Friday that it will expand its Google Fiber TV service area to three cities near Kansas City, Kan.

Verizon walkout looms if mediation fails; mediator says 'significant key issues' remain

A walkout by Verizon's 45,000 CWA and IBEW workers this week is a distinct possibility, according to statements by union officials and mediators, because negotiations for a new contract since last year's strike have gone nowhere.

AT&T continues to hammer away at PCAST's shared spectrum vision

AT&T continues to blast last month's core recommendations from the President's Council of Advisors on Policy and Technology, which wants the new norm for U.S. spectrum use to be based on sharing rather than exclusive licensing.

AT&T shreds PCAST's shared spectrum vision

AT&T continues to blast last month's core recommendations from the President's Council of Advisors on Policy and Technology, which wants the new norm for U.S. spectrum use to be based on sharing rather than exclusive licensing.

AT&T will shutter its 2G network by 2017

AT&T Mobility plans to entirely shut down its 2G network by 2017 as it refarms spectrum and moves to more advanced services. The carrier disclosed the timeline in a filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Analysis: AT&T's WCS spectrum shopping spree won't catch it up to Verizon

AT&T pending purchases of WCS 2.3 GHz spectrum will be beneficial to its medium- and long-term network capacity needs, but they will not help AT&T keep pace with Verizon Wireless as the two roll out their respective LTE networks, according to analysts.

Business: The other 'underserved' broadband market

There has been no shortage of efforts to bring broadband to more consumers--including the FCC's CAF-I initiative and Google's community FTTH project in Kansas City. While these initiatives are both promising, neither addresses another obvious problem: the lack of affordable high-speed broadband services for businesses.

UPDATE: AT&T to acquire NextWave--and its WCS spectrum--for $600M

AT&T said it will acquire spectrum holding company NextWave Wireless, a major holder of WCS 2.3 GHz spectrum, in a deal valued at up to $600 million.

GSMA's Anne Bouverot discusses the OTT challenge, the integration of WAC and more

Nearly one year ago Anne Bouverot took the helm of the GSMA and became the first woman to head this global association that represents more than 800 mobile operators worldwide. In a phone interview with FierceWireless Editor in Chief Sue Marek, Bouverot talks about some of the changes she implemented during her first year on the job and discussed some of the challenges of getting her members to work together quickly on such important issues as standards implementations.

Google: 44 Kansas City neighborhoods qualified for Google Fiber TV installs

Consumers from 44 neighborhoods in Kansas City, Kan., and Kansas City, Mo., have met the pre-registration goals that are required for Google to install its new Google Fiber TV and wideband Internet service, according to the Internet giant.