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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

Biden Administration Considers ORAN Key to US Leadership on 5G

The Biden administration is fully behind the push to open radio access networks, which it considers critical to making networks more secure and maintaining U.S. leadership in 5G, said Amit Mital, special assistant to the president, during an Open RAN…Subscribe to Read >>

AT&T Plans to Deploy 3.45 GHz, C Band Concurrently Starting Mid-Year

AT&T plans to deploy much of its C-band spectrum at the same time it deploys the 3.45 GHz licenses it bought in a recent FCC auction, CEO John Stankey told analysts on the company’s Q4 call Wednesday. Stankey said the…Subscribe to Read >>

Judges Skeptical of Arguments Against FCC on 5.9 GHz

Judges appeared sympathetic to the FCC Tuesday during oral argument on whether the agency overstepped in reallocating the 5.9 GHz band, with the lawyer for ITS America and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials facing tough questions…Subscribe to Read >>

C-Band Issues Should Be Resolved Quickly: Verizon CEO

Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg assured investors Tuesday remaining issues on the C band will be resolved quickly (see 2201190064), as the company became the first of the major national carriers to report full Q4 results. AT&T announces Wednesday.Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Could Impose Cybersecurity Rules Tied to USF: Pai

The FCC should consider imposing cybersecurity rules tied to USF support, similar to what the regulator did on insecure network equipment from China (see 2012100054), said former FCC Chairman Ajit Pai during a Hudson Institute virtual event Friday. Pai was…Subscribe to Read >>