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The FCC Wants to Bring High-Speed Home Internet to 6 Million Rural Americans

Today the FCC announced that they believe their Rural Digital Opportunity fund would help six million rural Americans have access to high-speed internet. Thsi comes as the FCC plans to spend $20.4 billion to help close the rural internet divide. “The digital divide affects many people in many rural communities. I’ve said that the Rural […]

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Verizon Has Delayed Its 5G Home Internet Rollout

Verizon was one of the first companies to roll out 5G home internet in markets like Houston, Texas. Starting at $50 a month, Verizon is selling high-speed Internet with speeds around 300 Mbps down if you are a Version wireless customer. Verizon told this week that they are going to hold off on rolling […]

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T-Mobile’s Home Internet Service Is Looking for More Testers

In March 2019, T-Mobile announced that they have started to test home Internet services using LTE. At the time, this program offered LTE home Internet to 50,000 households to begin testing out T-Mobile’s hardware ahead of their 5G home Internet service launch. Since that announcement, T-Mobile has slowly been rolling out invites to the service. […]

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Dish Plans to Launch a Wireless Service 30 Days After Closing Sprint T-Mobile Merger With 5G Coming in 2020

As the T-Mobile and Sprint merger case continues in court this week, Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen testified in support of the merger. Ergen shared that he has letters from three banks, offering $10 billion in funding for Dish to launch a new wireless network. The letters show that the banks are “highly confident” that […]

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AT&T Launches 5G Internet in 10 Markets

Today AT&T announced that they are launching their 5G network using low-band and high-band 5G in 10 markets. These markets include Birmingham, Ala., Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, Providence, R.I., Rochester, N.Y., San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose, Calif., meaning if you live in these areas you will now be able to access 5G […]

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The FCC Wants to Speed Up The Roll Out of Internet From Low Earth Orbit

Today the FCC Chairman released a letter in support of low Earth orbit satellites to do a wide range of tasks including internet services. Companies like SpaceX and Amazon have been working to create networks of small low Earth orbit satellites to bring internet services worldwide. One of the main concerns about offering internet or […]

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