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Fitch: Net Neutrality Rules May Affect Telecom Investment Plans

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision on net neutrality could affect telecom investment plans, according to Fitch Ratings. more

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Fitch: Verizon Highlights Spectrum and Technology Roadmap

A modest positive effect on Verizon's credit profile is likely should it increase capacity via spending on small cells, deployment in unlicensed spectrum and on advances in technology rather than by acquiring spectrum at relatively high valuations, more

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Fitch:Acquiring Auction Spectrum would Bolster US Operator Strategy

Acquiring scarce spectrum resources is an important strategic key for many wireless operators and the upcoming advanced wireless services-3 (AWS-3) auction scheduled for Nov. 13, 2014 will allow for gains that could help bolster long-term strategy,  more

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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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