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10.29.13
FCC rubber-stamps use of select AT&T LTE bands by smaller US carriers
10.29.13

FCC rubber-stamps use of select AT&T LTE bands by smaller US carriers

Last month, AT&T agreed to let smaller US carriers use its 700MHz LTE spectrum, and now the Fe...

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10.02.13
UK regulator names Microsoft, Google and others for white space wireless trials
10.02.13

UK regulator names Microsoft, Google and others for white space wireless trials

Though rural dwellers are often broadband-poor, there seems to be plenty of companies lining up to...

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09.11.13
AT&T agrees to LTE interoperability with smaller US carriers
09.11.13

AT&T agrees to LTE interoperability with smaller US carriers

Numerous regional US carriers have called for AT&T to support their 700MHz bands, which would...

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07.05.13
UK watchdog warns of rural broadband delay, blames BT monopoly
07.05.13

UK watchdog warns of rural broadband delay, blames BT monopoly

Despite receiving hundreds of millions of pounds in government subsidies, the effort to bring high...

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06.14.13
Dish and nTelos start testing fixed LTE broadband in rural Virginia (video)
06.14.13

Dish and nTelos start testing fixed LTE broadband in rural Virginia (video)

Dish has so far had to be content with offering broadband over its existing satellite network, but...

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04.27.13
UK regulator wants white space wireless service in 2014, starts trials this fall
04.27.13

UK regulator wants white space wireless service in 2014, starts trials this fall

While there have been white space test runs in the UK, these were private trials that weren't goin...

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02.15.13
Verizon wraps up 700MHz spectrum sales to three rural telecom firms
02.15.13

Verizon wraps up 700MHz spectrum sales to three rural telecom firms

While Verizon wasn't quick to start selling 700MHz blocks to live up to the terms of its AWS purch...

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10.01.12
Hughes updates its HughesNet satellite broadband with Gen4 service
10.01.12

Hughes updates its HughesNet satellite broadband with Gen4 service

On the same day that Dish's new satellite broadband service kicks off, partner Hughes is upgrading...

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07.25.12
CenturyLink gets $35 million FCC grant to connect 45,000 rural homes to the internet (updated)
07.25.12

CenturyLink gets $35 million FCC grant to connect 45,000 rural homes to the internet (updated)

CenturyLink has announced that it's getting $35 million from the FCC's Connect America Fund to hoo...

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