BERKELEY (CBS SF) — A group representing the wireless industry has filed a lawsuit to put Berkeley’s cellphone ordinance on hold, saying it violates the First Amendment. 281 more words
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Did telecom companies really just try to say that transparency rules were already "extremely burdensome"?
The Cellular Telephone Industries Association (CTIA) is a group whose members include AT&T, Verizon and other wireless telecom companies. In a recent FCC filing, the… 497 more words
AT&T and Verizon own nearly 70% of the U.S. wireless market. Let that sink in for a second. Almost 3 out of 4 people with a cell phone or tablet have coverage from AT&T or Verizon. 174 more words
A new law goes into effect on Wednesday that requires smartphones sold in California to have a “kill switch” to prevent theft.
But it’s already having an impact, with the inclusion of such protections on newer devices leading to a drop in smartphone theft. 303 more words
A number of lawsuits filed by telecom and cable companies and their associated trade groups in recent weeks had hoped that the court would block the FCC from enforcing the new net neutrality rules that are slated to kick in tomorrow, June 12. 282 more words
We’ve just passed the halfway mark for the year 2015, and we certainly got the ball rolling! The year is far from over however, and while we have lots of exciting things in the works, we figured we’d give you a quick update as to what we’ve been up to, and what you have to look forward to! 168 more words