Repeat after me. The FCC is not planning to create gigantic, free Wi-Fi networks. And by the way, TV white space is not the same as Wi-Fi.
The FCC moved to satiate the public's growing appetite for Wi-Fi by promising to unleash 195 MHz of spectrum in the 5 GHz band, which the commission contends will alleviate Wi-Fi congestion at major gathering places and enable higher data speeds and greater capacity for "Gigabit Wi-Fi" applications.
Verizon's FiOS FTTH broadband service beat Cablevision--slightly--in the Federal Communications Commission's latest Measuring Broadband America Report, released Thursday.
The FCC finally revealed its much anticipated Universal Service Fund (USF) reform plans to redirect funds towards extending broadband service to underserved and unserved communities. Right now, the
Swift broadband deployment was the topic at the FCC this week as the commission hosted an FCC forum that saw Chairman Julius Genachowski announce the formation of an internal FCC task force dedicated
The FCC is meeting today to discuss how it can realign the current $8 billion Universal Service Fund (USF) to fund current and future broadband network rollouts. During today's meeting, the FCC will
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski's new net neutrality proposal for wireless and wired networks calls for light regulations on wireless carriers. The chairman outlined the plan in a speech he gave in
The FCC voted late last week to accept public comments on Chairman Julius Genachowski's idea to reclassify broadband service as a common-carrier service so that the commission can legally impose net
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski sought to calm fears over the commission's plans to regulate broadband access as a telecommunications service rather than an information service so that it can impose
When FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski presented his "third way" to regulate broadband--a little bit of this, a little bit of that--some observers likened it to a "nuclear" response. My mind, being the