Telecoms File Lawsuit Challenging Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Register officially published the FCC’s new rules governing net neutrality on Monday, April 13, 2015, and the new rules will take effect 60 days following the date of publication. As anticipated, AT&T and the wireless and cable industry groups immediately filed suit in the D.C. Circuit Court to challenge the new rules on

Net Neutrality Applies to Cell Networks

In February, the FCC enacted new rules governing network neutrality that could have a profound influence on the telecommunications industry. The FCC’s new rules will extend its current purview and will encompass cell networks in addition to fixed broadband networks. While the FCC had previously attempted to regulate wireless service providers such as AT&T, Verizon,

Balancing Act

Expanding wireless coverage oftentimes involves balancing two competing interests – (1) those of the general public who continue to demand the fastest, strongest and most technologically advanced wireless service, and (2) those of the individuals in the immediate vicinity of cellular towers needed to provide that service, whose views and other aesthetic considerations could be

Nokia Buys SAC Wireless To Increase U.S. Business

Nokia has acquired indoor wireless specialist SAC Wireless to help boost its network deployment business and wireless network infrastructure in the U.S. SAC Wireless specializes in deploying small cells and using antenna systems to improve wireless coverage in densely-populated, public places. The acquisition should help Nokia expand into the growing small cell market, as mobile

Will Google’s presence trigger a market shift?

Wireless data traffic continues to grow at a rapid pace and there is no end in sight.  Indeed, the current numbers indicate that the number of mobile Internet users has surpassed desktop users as tablets erode the PC markets.  Currently, macro cell towers serve as the primary source to implement a wireless network, which broadcast