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Harbinger Sues FCC for $2 Billion in Damages

The US telecoms regulator is facing a lawsuit for US$2 billion in damages that comes from its decision in 2012 to block the launch of a LTE network. more

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USA Considers Scrapping Regulatory Labels on Mobile Phones

US politicians are proposing a new law that could see fewer labels needed on consumer electronics devices confirming that the product complies with regulations. more

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US Schools and Libraries to Receive $2 Billion to Improve Wi-Fi Coverage

The US telecoms regulator has agreed to offer US$2 billion in funding to boost the uptake of Wi-Fi services in schools and public libraries. more

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Existing Technology Can Meet Proposed Standards for Indoor Location Accuracy

A study of indoor tests of a hybrid wireless location technology was submitted to the US telecoms regulator which claims that existing technologies can satisfy location requirements within the timeframe proposed by the FCC more

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US Regulator to Issue Largest Ever Fine - Against Chinese Phone Jammer

The US telecoms regulator is preparing to issue its largest ever fine, against a Chinese firm that imported mobile phone jammers. more

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Matrix Telecom Fined for Poor Quality of Service in Rural Areas

USA based Matrix Telecom has been ordered to pay $875,000 to resolve an investigation by the telecoms regulator into whether it failed to complete long-distance calls to rural areas on a just, reasonable, and non-discriminatory basis. more

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US Regulator Releases Report into Freeing Up More Broadband Spectrum

The USA's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has said that it continues to engage federal and industry stakeholders to ensure a smooth transition of the 1695-1710 MHz and 1755-1780 MHz radio spectrum for future use by mobile broadband services. more

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US Regulator Sets $10 Billion Reserve Price on Radio Spectrum Auction

The US telecoms regulator has set a US$10 billion reserve price on the radio spectrum it is planning to auction off later this year. more

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Sprint Pays $7.5 Million to Settle Customer Marketing Complaints

USA based Sprint is paying a US$7.5 million penalty to resolve complaints that it failed to stop contacting people who opted out of phone and text message based marketing messages. more

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US Retailer Warned After Importing Fake Samsung Smartphones

A USA based online phone retailer, Panasystem has been censured by the telecoms regulator for importing counterfeit smartphones. more

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