Topic: Wireless networks

Google Offers, Boingo Wireless Outfit NYC Subways With Free WiFi

Pilot program for larger sponsor-driven wireless effort

Some folks get a little nutty when they lose their Internet connection, including New Yorkers stepping down into underground subway stations. Starting Monday some lucky New Yorkers will get to…

FCC Requiring Additional Testing for LightSquared Network

Network could interfere with government GPS signals

Wireless startup LightSquared is facing yet another setback from the FCC as it tries to launch its new high-speed network, which has been under fire for its potential interference with…

U.S. Sues to Block AT&T's Takeover of T-Mobile

Claims it would violate antitrust law

The U.S. government has sued to block AT&T’s proposed takeover of T-Mobile, arguing that the deal would “substantially lessen competition” in the wireless market. The Justice Department filed a complaint today…

Dish Planning 4G Wireless Network, FCC Documents Show

The company has been buying up spectrum

Dish Network has been buying up broadband spectrum during the past year, acquiring nearly $3 billion worth. The satellite TV provider has remained mostly mum on the subject, but according…

Dish CEO on Broadband, Blockbuster, and Netflix

The company has big plans for streaming, broadband

Dish Network has been on a major spending spree in recent months, buying up nearly $3 billion worth of broadband spectrum and dropping a reported $320 million for the Blockbuster…

AT&T Responds to Critics of T-Mobile Merger

Continues to tout long list of supporters, despite accusations

WASHINGTON—AT&T is going to the full-court press as it makes its case in favor of its proposed $39 billion deal to buy T-Mobile. On Tuesday, for what was the third…

LightSquared Proposes Non-GPS Killing Network

But critics say it could still interfere with signals

Mobile broadband start-up LightSquared faced a major setback in attempting to launch a new national, high-speed, wholesale-only wireless network—namely, a federal engineering advisory group’s suggestion that the FCC should rescind…