Posts tagged with: Verizon

Google Pixel 6 debuts alongside carrier promotions

Google’s new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones debuted this week alongside promotions from the three largest U.S. carriers. AT&T and Verizon just recently pulled back on aggressive smartphone deals and look to have tampered down offers for the...

3.45 GHz auction blasts past $7B

All eyes are on the 3.45 GHz spectrum auction this week as its success or failure hinges on making the reserve price set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Last week, the auction appeared to teeter on the brink, with...

3.45 GHz auction hits make-or-break stage

Talk about a white-knuckle ride. The 3.45 GHz auction threw a lot of folks in a tizzy after Thursday’s bidding rounds. Will the auction collapse? The 3.45 GHz auction, which started October 5, completed 23 rounds on Thursday, with bids...

Verizon requires Covid vaccines for non-union employees

Verizon Chief Administrative, Legal & Public Policy Officer Craig Silliman posted a notice for Verizon employees today regarding the company’s Covid policies. He said that beginning December 8, non-union Verizon employees in the U.S. must provide proof that they are...

3.45 GHz auction surpasses $1.5B, loses one large bidder

Bids in the 3.45 GHz auction surpassed $1.5 billion at the close of Friday’s rounds, and it appears one large bidder has dropped out. Since starting on Tuesday there have been 11 rounds, together generating around $1.57 billion. Auction 110...

Chariton Valley sells its wireless spectrum to Verizon, AT&T, USCellular

Chariton Valley Wireless, a provider in Northeastern Missouri, is selling its wireless assets to Verizon, AT&T and USCelluar. According to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) filings monitored by Allnet Insights analyst Brian Goemmer, Verizon will receive 2 AWS-1 licenses and 2...

3.45 GHz auction kicks off, $672M in Day 1 proceeds

The Federal Communications Commission’s Auction 110 for mid-band spectrum kicked off Monday with two rounds of bidding complete. Results show gross proceeds as of the end of bidding on Day One stood at $672,410,700. The reserve price set by the FCC...

U.S. midband spectrum 3.45 GHz auction just around the corner

The next U.S. mid-band spectrum auction is slated to start Tuesday, October 5, offering licenses in the 3.45-3.55 GHz range. The top three mobile carriers, along with Dish Network and UScellular, are on the roster of 33 qualified bidders (PDF) for...

Wind Talker creates mesh networks to extend wireless, has worked with Verizon

Wind Talker Innovations is a five-year-old startup whose software creates a mesh network out of wireless devices such as smartphones and tablets. The mesh network can extend existing mobile networks.  Wind Talker executives say they don’t want to compete with...

Revamped security council outlines 5G, open RAN, Wi-Fi priorities

The latest version of the FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) held its first meeting to outline the federal advisory committee’s priorities. They focus on 5G network security, along with technologies like open RAN and virtualization. FCC Acting Chairwoman...