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Lawmakers opposed to foreign-owned satellite companies getting a windfall by giving up C-band spectrum are proposing legislation to prevent that.
Democratic FCC Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Geoffrey Starks cast dissenting votes in the proposed T-Mobile merger with Sprint.
The court’s decision, which applies to both mobile and fixed broadband providers, drew immediate responses from all sides of the net neutrality debate, with each claiming something in their favor.
The FCC voted 3:1 to deny requests from Twilio and others to classify text messaging services as “telecommunications services,” which would subject them to harsher regulation.
Verizon is urging the FCC to include Rich Communication Services (RCS) in its declaratory ruling to make SMS and MMS "information services."
The FCC at its December meeting will consider formally ruling text messaging services are information services, not telecommunications services.
The Broadband Access Coalition wants spectrum in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band available for point-to-multipoint (P2MP) fixed wireless, but others oppose it.
Representatives of the Public Interest Spectrum Coalition (PISC) are pushing back against the wireless industry’s quest for larger license sizes for the CBRS band.
CTIA and more than a dozen others are urging lawmakers to pass an act that requires the FCC to identify more spectrum for commercial wireless use.
Perusing the FCC’s 137-page document on spectrum bands above 24 GHz, it’s clear that not everyone is going to be pleased with how it turns out.