Tag: FCC

The first commercial 5G roll-outs begin this year and next in the United States, Korea and Japan

Wasinger: Bogus National Security Argument is Last-Ditch Effort to Socialize 5G

As pro-China elements in the media and on Wall Street warn of a “trade war” and wring their hands over President Trump’s tough trade stance with a Chinese government that has been eating our lunch for decades, some of those same forces are waging a different type of war right here at home.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 18: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai waits to be introduced during a forum April 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. FCC Chairman Pai and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue participated in an Agriculture Department forum to discuss "improving e-connectivity in rural America." (Photo by …

Senate Votes to Defy FCC, Reinstate Net Neutrality

The Senate voted on Wednesday to save the FCC’s net neutrality rules. Despite the Senate’s best efforts to have the rules reinstated, the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-controlled House. Democrats used a little-known legislative mechanism known as the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to force a vote. 

A new study shows China and South Korea most prepared for deployment of 5G, or fifth generation wireless networks, followed by the United States and Japan

U.S. Takes Third Place in Race for 5G Wireless, China in the Lead

A new report from telecommunications research firm Analysys Mason judges the United States to be in third place for the race to establish a nationwide 5G wireless network, lagging behind China and South Korea but just ahead of Japan.

Ajit Pai

FCC Approves Ban on Purchases of China Telecom Gear

The FCC unanimously voted to adopt a measure that prohibits U.S. wireless companies from buying equipment from companies seen as posing a national security threat by using funds from a federal program aimed at supporting service in rural areas.