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Recent articles by Maggie:

This startup delivers 5G internet broadband for $49 a month

Common Networks is using 5G and mmWave technology to deliver a low cost alternative to fiber broadband. → Read More

FCC deems cellphones with 5G tech safe

In a new proposal, the FCC concludes current radio frequency emission levels are OK. → Read More

Warren promises $85 billion program for rural broadband

The Democratic presidential candidate also says she'd preempt states banning municipally owned broadband networks and promises to reinstate net neutrality. → Read More

FCC adopts rules to go after international robocallers

The FCC will now be able to punish robocallers originating outside the US, as well as, those perpetrating scams via text. → Read More

Verizon CEO promises 'real 5g' to counter T-Mobile skepticism

Look who's throwing shade now. Hans Vestberg dismisses T-Mobile CTO's critique that Verizon's 5G coverage map is weak. → Read More

What Dish swooping in to save T-Mobile-Sprint means for you

Dish is poised to step into Sprint's shoes as the fourth wireless option for Americans. Skeptics warn the service is doomed to fail. → Read More

How 5G got tied up in a trade war between Trump and China

President Trump’s ban of Huawei and the ongoing trade war with China could have big implications for the future of 5G. → Read More

How 5G got tied up in the US trade war with China

Trump’s ban of Huawei and the ongoing trade war with China could have big implications for the future of 5G. → Read More

FCC hosts robocall summit

What have carriers been doing to stop the scourge of robocalls? Tune into the FCC's workshop to find out. → Read More

FCC paves the way for more 5G spectrum

The agency voted to make 2.5 GHz mid-band spectrum available for auction, and it set rules for an auction of high-frequency spectrum for later this year. → Read More

FCC commissioner wants Huawei gear out of US networks

Democrat Geoffrey Starks says the US government should fund rural carriers and rip and replace risky Chinese telecom gear. → Read More

5G phones and your health: What you need to know

The rollout of 5G using super high-frequency radio airwaves has ignited old fears about cellphone radiation risks. Here’s what you need to know. → Read More

DOJ edges closer to T-Mobile-Sprint approval

The Justice Department could approve the deal as early as next week if the companies agree to divest spectrum to help create another wireless competitor, The New York Times reports. → Read More

One year after the net neutrality repeal: What you need to know

A year after the Obama-era rules were wiped from the books, net neutrality supporters continue to pressure Congress and await a federal appeals court decision. → Read More

FCC's robocall blocking plan may finally give you some relief

The agency is giving wireless carriers the greenlight to block these annoying calls by default. → Read More

Don't let your smartphone track you

Ask Maggie offers some tips to keep your device and apps from snooping on you. → Read More

New Harry Potter books to provide deep dive into wizarding world

Four new e-books will provide nitty-gritty details and background on your favorite wizarding subjects taught at Hogwarts. → Read More

FCC Chairman addresses 5G safety concerns in letters to lawmakers

Ajit Pai says he's confident that 5G networks are safe. → Read More

Senate passes bill to curb robocalls

Republicans and Democrats agree on at least one thing: Robocalls must be stopped. → Read More

Report says DOJ may try to block T-Mobile/Sprint deal

Bloomberg is reporting that the Department of Justice doesn't think FCC conditions will resolve antitrust concerns. → Read More