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The FCC defended its net neutrality rules against telecommunications, cable, and wireless trade groups on December 5. The central issue of the case is whether the FCC has the authority to classify the Internet as a Title II telecommunications service.
The FCC released a list of markets where AT&T and Verizon cannot bid for reserve spectrum, clearing the way for a large victory for labor law violator T-Mobile.
Which cities and specific technologies are still unknown, but modern solutions for safety, lighting, transportation, and parking are expected to be an aspect of the partnership between AT&T and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
AT&T?s service with Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second just launched in parts of San Antonio and New Braunfels, TX; Orlando, FL; as well as Gary, Hammond, and Crown Point, IN
CWA and the AFL-CIO, civil rights groups, public interest and consumer organizations, education advocates and library associations all filed comments at the FCC urging the agency to modernize the low-income subsidy program to support broadband services, quality standards, and to establish a neutral third-party eligibility verifier.
Citing instances of substandard service quality, the CPUC voted to examine the condition of AT&T and Verizon copper networks in the state.
AT&T plans to expand its U-verse with GigaPower to more than 24 cities in seven major metro areas. The service can provide Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, and is available in a growing number of areas across the country since 2013.
A broad range of groups supported modernization of the Lifeline low-income subsidy program in comments filed in response to the Federal Communications Commission?s (FCC) proposal to update the Lifeline program to include broadband. Modernizing the program, the groups agreed, would help achieve the program?s goal of delivering modern communications services to low-income families, allowing full participation in 21st century life.
The money will help the carriers expand 10/1 Mbps broadband service to a combined 3.4 million homes and businesses in rural locations across 36 states.
The company is taking an integrated approach to changes in the video marketplace. In a recent statement to its investors, AT&T outlined its plans and expectations for broadband expansion over the next three years.