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Biography for Howard Buskirk

Howard Buskirk, Executive Senior Editor, joined Warren Communications News in 2004, after covering Capitol Hill for Telecommunications Reports. He has covered Washington since 1993 and was formerly executive editor at Energy Business Watch, editor at Gas Daily and managing editor at Natural Gas Week. Previous to that, he was a staff reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Greenville News. Follow Buskirk on Twitter: @hbuskirk

Recent Articles by Howard Buskirk

GSMA Sees AI Playing Big Role in Detecting, Mitigating 5G Cyberthreats

Threats to wireless security are “continuously evolving” and artificial intelligence will play a key role in protecting networks as 5G is deployed, said GSMA Chief Technology Officer Alex Sinclair at the association’s virtual China conference Thursday. Officials said it's…Subscribe to Read >>

Spectrum, Collaboration Important to 5G, NTIA Told; FCC's Carr Sees US Gains

CTA, CTIA and other industry groups urged reallocating more spectrum for 5G across the radio spectrum and cutting red tape, and stressed the importance of a collaborative process on security, responding to NTIA’s “Request for Comments on the Implementation…Subscribe to Read >>

US 5G Speeds Trail Other Deployments, GSMA Told

Customers are seeing speeds on 5G “dramatically faster” than on 4G, except in the U.S., said Ian Fogg, Opensignal vice president-analysis, at GSMA’s virtual China conference Wednesday. 5G won’t replace Wi-Fi in the U.S., he said. Others said Asia-Pacific…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Imposes Huawei, ZTE Ban; Warner Says US Falling Behind on 5G

The FCC barred Huawei and ZTE from participating in the USF. The Public Safety Bureau confirmed the designation of both as a threat to national security (see 2006300048). Sen. Mark Warner, Va., warned on a USTelecom webinar the…Subscribe to Read >>

China Coming on Strong in 5G Despite COVID-19, GSMA Told

GSMA opened its China conference Tuesday with speakers from Chinese companies under fire in the U.S., including Huawei and China Mobile. The conference is completely virtual, which was unimaginable a year ago, said Mats Granryd, GSMA director general. “This…Subscribe to Read >>