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Wireless Optional; I Have WIFI

I had an interesting experience recently where I could not get a wireless signal at my vacation location.  I was able to get free wifi, however.  My consternation over not having a signal almost immediately faded.  Sure I was not receiving or making phone calls, but I was able to communicate with ease with everyone in my vacation group, my customers, and even my clients. No wireless signal meant no big deal.  That kind of complacency…

Will Pole Sharing Lead to Tower Sharing?

The FCC’s Pole Attachments Order issued April 7, reduced the timeline for telecom providers to attach communications equipment (network electronics and fiber cable) to utility poles, and also set rates for attachments by telecommunications companies at or near the rate paid by cable companies.  The FCC justified this order by asserting that lowering the attachment rates and attachment timelines will assist in expanding the availability of affordable broadband as set under the National Broadband Plan. There is no doubt that wireless carriers would…

AT&T’s New Way to Fix Network Quality

The FCC received a request this week to transfer T-Mobile’s licenses to AT&T.  By requesting to transfer T-Mobile’s licenses to AT&T, the companies kick off the FCC’s review of the deal. The FCC will consider whether combining AT&T’s and T-Mobile’s wireless licenses will comply with the agency’s regulations. Both the FCC and the Department of Justice will also consider how combining the licenses will affect competition. This FCC filing brings to light one approach that AT&T…