As part of an agreement with the FCC, T-Mobile US said it will take steps to ensure that subscribers who run mobile broadband speed tests on its network get accurate speed information even when they are subject to data throttling.
FierceWirelessTech Editor-in-Chief Sue Marek recently talked with Kevin Link, senior vice president of Verizon Telematics, about the company's connected car strategy, how Verizon defines value-added services for connected cars, its vision for the future and more. Hot Seat
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says that whatever final net neutrality rules the commission issues next year, the FCC will be challenged in the courts by major service providers.
Now that the FCC's AWS-3 spectrum auction has raised more than $34 billion in provisional winning bids, attention is turning to the role Dish Network may be playing.
T-Mobile US questioned AT&T Mobility's claim that it buys more in data roaming than it sells, and continued to push for changes to the FCC's rules that would more clearly define what constitutes a "commercially reasonable" data roaming agreement.
Now that the FCC's AWS-3 spectrum auction has raised more than $34 billion in provisional winning bids, a great deal of attention is turning to the role Dish Network may be playing in the bidding--and what the company might do with any spectrum it winds up with once the auction ends.
At the time of this writing, the AWS-3 auction has passed the $30 billion mark, with weeks possibly still to go. We could be looking at a $40-$50 billion auction, which is 4-5x Wall Street's initial consensus expectations. And what are the government's plans for this money? From what I understand, about $7 billion is earmarked for the FirstNet public safety network, with the remainder going to the Department of the Treasury to help pay down the deficit. Yes, you read that right.
Telstra has hatched a plan to build a cloud-based environment targeting the needs of Australia's federal, state and local government agencies.
Telecom Italia's board on Friday gave clearance to the company's management to explore a tie-up between TIM Participacoes and Brazilian rival Oi, while also approving the sale of the company's towers in Brazil to American Tower Group.
Saudi Arabia-based operator Mobily has suspended CEO Khalid Omar Al Kaf and put his deputy Serkan Okandan in temporary charge while it investigates accounting errors that forced it to restate its results earlier this month.