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What the spectrum auction means for you and me

Feb 17, 2012
Wireless companies may soon be able to buy more airwaves under a spectrum auction that will help pay for the payroll tax cut extension and other jobless benefits. What's the idea behind the auction?
Posted In: spectrum, wireless, smartphones

Why the FCC halted LightSquared's wireless network plan

Feb 15, 2012
Federal officials have nixed a plan by broadband company LightSquared to build a national wireless network. Politico's Eliza Krigman explains why and discusses what happens next.
Posted In: lightsquared, wireless, wifi, gps, broadband, national broadband initiative

Wireless cappin’

Jan 10, 2012
The what's-what of wireless data limits
Posted In: wireless, smartphones, streaming, data plans

Siri makes you a total data hog

Jan 6, 2012
This is why we can’t have nice things
Posted In: iphone 4S, data, wireless, this is why we can't have nice things

Verizon announces new fee for some customers

Dec 30, 2011
A new fee will be hitting some Verizon users paying monthly bills with a credit card. That decision has already caused a bit of consumer backlash.
Posted In: Verizon, consumer, wireless

Vote on USF tomorrow

Oct 26, 2011
University of South Florida? University of San Francisco? No, the Universal Service Fund, that little noticed but oft-discussed (on our show at...
Posted In: broadband, rural broadband, Tech Report, usf, wireless

Spectrum battle in congressional Super Committee

Oct 25, 2011
Does anyone else imagine the Super Committee being staffed by the Super Friends but dressed up like congress people? Like Batman and Aquaman and...
Posted In: broadcasters, ctia, spectrum, Tech Report, wireless

T-Mobile rolls out new plans for people who just want to date a little, don't want to get too serious.

Oct 18, 2011
I'm so glad that there's a major wireless carrier who resembles that girl I really liked in college. Sigh....
Posted In: T-Mobile, Tech Report, wireless

Did we not tell you Net Neutrality would get more litigious?

Sep 30, 2011
You should listen to us more often. THREE new lawsuits have been filed charging that the FCC's rules don't go nearly far enough....
Posted In: fcc, net neutrality, Tech Report, wireless

Net neut rules hit the books today

Sep 23, 2011
The Federal Communications Commission's rules on net neutrality are finally official. The rules state that Internet Service Providers can't prefer...
Posted In: broadband, fcc, Internet, net neutrality, wireless

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