Tag: fcc

Charter touts CBRS as ‘6G’, but is the shared band really...

As if the US’s CBRS band in 3.5 GHz hasn’t been hyped enough as the future face of mobile spectrum, cableco Charter Communications has...

Satellite, WiFi and cellular players battle over US midband spectrum

As the deadline for comments on the FCC’s midband spectrum consultation came, the US debate about these important airwaves heated up. An unprecedented variety...

Qualcomm lines up LTE trials in 5 GHz on both sides...

This week has seen Qualcomm taking strides towards putting LTE into unlicensed spectrum, with a deal to demonstrate LTE-Unlicensed with Verizon in the US,...

WiFi Alliance aims to be 5 GHz gatekeeper of 5 GHz

When the WiFi Alliance said recently that it wanted to oversee a coexistence certification system for the emerging LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) technology, it provoked a...

LTE LAA should drop the PR offensive and ask WiFi for...

This week we have been invited to an event by Qualcomm which is entitled “Setting the Record Straight on LTE-U with WiFi Coexistence,” which...

Mobile Data Rates – Hype v. Reality

On June 17th, the FCC announced their intention to fine AT&T Mobility $100M for allegedly failing to notify their customers that their mobile data...

LTE-U dispute hits the FCC, but KT demonstrates WiFi harmony

The debate about LTE in unlicensed spectrum, and whether it will interfere with WiFi, is a heated and topical one and has certainly been...

WiFi fights on all fronts as it goes after new US...

As the lines between unlicensed and licensed spectrum blur in carrier strategies, bands of both types are increasingly valued and therefore contested. This is...

Marriott dispute sparks WiFi regulatory rethink round the world

The ongoing storm over the Marriott’s jamming of external WiFi signals, in its meeting and conference rooms, has at least given regulators around the...