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FCC 5G Orders Largely Upheld by 9th Circuit

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai declared “massive victory” Wednesday as the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals mostly upheld the agency’s 2018 wireless infrastructure orders on small cells and local moratoria. Industry also applauded the court for rejecting local…Subscribe to Read >>

Vimeo Says FCC Doesn’t Have Authority to Act on NTIA Petition

The FCC lacks authority to act on NTIA’s petition for a rulemaking on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (see 2008030025), Vimeo said in comments to the agency in RM-11862. The FCC received 177 comments…Subscribe to Read >>

Arctic Market for Satellite Broadband Heating Up

Broadband satellite interest in the coldest parts of the Northern Hemisphere is heating up, with a variety of constellations targeting Alaska and other markets north of 55 degrees latitude expected to come online as soon as 2021. Consumer broadband…Subscribe to Read >>

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DC Weighs 911 Audit Amid Dispatch Problems

Responding to a spate of reported 911 dispatching issues, a Washington, D.C., auditor might conduct a long-awaited probe of the Office of Unified Communications next year. Alleged OUC incidents -- including sending first responders to the wrong address or…Read More >>

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