News of the Week; May 22, 2019

COMMUNICATIONS Cable TV customer satisfaction falls even further behind streaming video: Pay-TV again ranks last in customer satisfaction among all US industries. US Targets Telecommunications Transactions Involving the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain Chairman Pai, Commissioner Carr Issue Formal Statements Supporting T-Mobile/Sprint Merger; Commissioner O’Rielly Also “Inclined” to Support Merger Ajit Pai OKs… Read More

News of the Week; May 1, 2019

COMMUNICATIONS  SCC decision could focus on CRTC’s reach Anti-spam laws are overreaching, say lawyers  Of Course Wireless Carriers Are Fighting a Bill That Stops Them From Throttling Firefighters’ Data  Verizon Media Unveils Augmented Reality News Partner Program, 5G Tech At NewFronts AT&T Settles Lawsuit Over ‘Fake 5G,’ Won’t Change A Thing Ajit Pai-proposed upgrade to… Read More

News of the Week; April 24, 2019

COMMUNICATIONS Millimeter-wave 5G will never scale beyond dense urban areas, T-Mobile says The DOJ Isn’t Buying T-Mobile’s Nonsensical Merger Benefit Claims AT&T’s fake 5G icons aren’t going away despite settlement with Sprint AT&T says 5G will be priced like home Internet—pay more for faster speeds Exit of AT&T’s WarnerMedia could spell trouble for OpenAP AT&T… Read More

News of the Week; April 10, 2019

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Supporting a More Competitive Canadian Wireless Market: Speak Out on Navdeep Bains’ Proposed CRTC Policy Direction (Michael Geist)  FCC Proposes Protections for 5G Infrastructure Hub and Relay Antennas to Spur Deployment  In Verizon 5G launch city, reviewers have trouble even finding a signal Verizon’s ‘World First’ 5G Launch Was A… Read More

News of the Week; March 20, 2019

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Cable lobby seeks better reputation by dropping “cable” from its name: American Cable Association is now “America’s Communications Association.” Verizon Confirms That Yes, 5G Will Cost You Extra NBA commissioner ‘surprised’ by changes after AT&T, Time Warner merger: “They are going to have to retool their packages so they are… Read More