The U.S. television industry continues to grapple with the flight of customers who are ditching their pay-TV service at a rapid clip. In a grim reminder of the challenges facing media companies, an estimated
Facebook believes Aquila could be a powerful tool in bringing internet access to the entire world Whatever else Facebook does going forward, Zuckerberg said, it starts with a connected world "Our real
Farmers are adopting smart-sensor technologies and connected farm equipment more quickly than ever, stretching each season to eke out greater yield from finite acreage. This rise in so-called precision
The technology is designed to drive down the price of communications infrastructure Facebook has long been working to reduce the number of people who don’t have access to the internet, and have announced
Today, the federal appeals court for Washington, DC upheld the legal authority behind FCC's Open Internet Order in a 2-1 decision, as first reported by Politico. Faced with multiple legal challenges, court
networkworld.com - Deepak Puri is the founder of SkilledAnalysts, an IoT consulting firm based in San Francisco. Formerly he held executive positions at Oracle, Netscape and VMware. Deepak co-founded Democracy Labs, a non-profit hub that applies innovative technologies and expertise with progressive causes and campaigns. He also serves on the board of the Tides Foundation.
The broadcast incentive auction will take years The system that underpins wireless communication in the United States is about to dramatically change. In a massive, complex undertaking that will be unfolding
Kevin Spacey is a great actor and theater director, but I'm a bigger fan of Kevin Spacey the breathless tech evangelist. When Spacey likes a trend, he invests his time, money, and celebrity. Streaming
AP has obtained surveillance video from inside the Mountain View public transit bus at the time it was struck by one of Google's autonomous Lexus RX SUVs, the first time one of the company's self-driving
In a three-to-two vote, the FCC has decided to move ahead with a proposal that could drastically change the cable set-top box industry. The decision may have far-reaching consequences for how cable customers
So-called sponsored data plans have the potential for cutting customers' bills, but have drawn ire from some Net Neutrality advocates. Verizon plans in the next few days to start testing so-called sponsored
Twenty federal agencies are overhauling their policies to promote the deployment of broadband internet across the US. The changes range from allowing community recreation centers to tap into a $2.3 billion
The age of the copper land-line is nearing its end, but traditional phone lines aren't going quietly: new rules from the FCC now require service providers notify customers of the impending removal and
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As phone providers continue to retire their traditional copper landline networks in favor of modern services, the Federal Communications Commission is getting involved in an attempt to ensure that consumers