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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.
A bipartisan effort to release more federal spectrum for commercial use is getting all kinds of praise—including from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.
Consumer groups want the FCC to prohibit the operation of DSRC devices until cybersecurity and privacy concerns are adequately addressed.