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AT&T Drops Court Challenge That Kept FTC From Policing Net Neutrality

AT&T Drops Court Challenge That Kept FTC From Policing Net Neutrality

Four years ago, the Federal Trade Commission accused AT&T of throttling the speeds of unlimited data plans. On Thursday, Reuters reported AT&T finally dropped its legal challenge against that complaint — and more broadly, the FTC’s ability to protect net neutrality — and is in talks to settle with the…

FCC Allows Limited Testing Of Controversial Unlicensed LTE Technology

FCC Allows Limited Testing Of Controversial Unlicensed LTE Technology

Depending on who you talk to, LTE-U — the term given to using mobile LTE technology to transmit in unlicensed airwaves — is either the future of communications, or a terrible idea that will wreck Wi-Fi. The US FCC is studiously not taking sides in the argument, but is allowing…