October 29, 2019


"Is the FCC Asking the Right Questions About Broadband Deployment?" :: Benton Foundation for Internet & Society

"A New National Broadband Plan?" --  "I fully expect to hear a plea to develop a new plan and I hope that most of the folks who are working for better broadband ignore any such effort. ... There are a lot of people actively advocating for real broadband solutions.  These advocates don’t need a national goal document to tell them what they want."  :: POTs and PANs

"Could the 2020 Census Help Bridge the Digital Divide?" :: Government Technology

"FCC Adopts New Testing Procedures for Rural Broadband USF Recipients" :: Telecompetitor :: FCC

"Another Blah Quarter for FiOS" -- "Verizon is not exactly boasting about its Fios wireline business these days. And it's easy to see why. Once the apple of Verizon's eye, Fios has been racking up lackluster quarter after lackluster quarter for several years now.  The latest quarter was certainly no exception to this rule." :: Light Reading


Charter, Comcast expected to deploy strand-mounted small cells using CBRS to support voice services - "[T]he process to get municipal approval for pole-mounted small cells can take months, while strand-mounted cells can be deployed much more quickly because the cable operators already own the strand." :: FierceWireless

"FCC Moves Toward Ripping Huawei, ZTE Equipment Out of US Networks ::  Light Reading


FCC grants Charter's "effective competition" petition :: FCC 

"AT&T loses another 1.3 million TV customers as DirecTV freefall continues" :: Ars Technica

"Live sports, the newest weapon in the TV streaming war" :: Daily Mail


"Texas Cities Team Up to Sue State over Telecom Fee Cuts" :: Fort Worth Star-Telegram

"Supremes Raise Red Flags on Pre-emption -- Charter’s VoIP wins in Minnesota upheld, but don’t test principle" :: Broadcasting & Cable

"50 years ago today, the internet was born in Room 3420" :: Fast Company

. . . "As the internet turns 50, experts weigh future advances and emerging issues" :: Network World


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