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Marguerite Reardon


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Recent articles by Maggie:

Trump administration announces 2021 midband spectrum auction for 5G

The White House and Defense Department have a plan to free up 100 Mhz of midband spectrum for 5G. → Read More

Trump rescinds renomination of Republican FCC Commissioner

The move comes as Senate Republicans push back against FCC approval of controversial 5G network. → Read More

5G will change the world. China wants to lead the way

China isn't the only country jockeying for control. The US dominated 4G's expansion and expects to do the same now. → Read More

How Trump got the FCC involved in his war against Twitter

President Trump has put the anti-regulation FCC into an awkward spot as he asks the agency to police social media sites for political bias. → Read More

How people with Down syndrome are teaching Google

Working with the Canadian Down Syndrome Society, Google is collecting voice samples to teach its Google Assistant to understand people with the condition. → Read More

Senators pressure FCC to reconsider approval of Ligado 5G

A bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to the FCC Friday, citing Pentagon concerns over GPS interference. → Read More

The Pentagon's fight to kill Ligado's 5G network

The Defense Department says the FCC's approval of Ligado's petition to use satellite spectrum for 5G will destroy GPS. → Read More

FCC gets even tougher on robocallers

No more warnings for illegal robocallers. The Federal Communications Commission is getting serious. → Read More

Dems on FCC take issue with claims the digital divide is narrowing

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel said the agency's report concluding that broadband is being delivered in a "reasonable and timely way" is wrong. → Read More

AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Comcast extend vow to not cut off service amid COVID-19 crisis

US wireless and broadband giants extend their FCC pledge to keep customers affected by coronavirus connected through June. → Read More

Coronavirus lockdown spotlights digital divide in distance learning

As schools across the country shift to online teaching, students who lack access to broadband could be left behind. → Read More

AT&T suffers financial hit due to coronavirus expenses

It's wireless business was a bright spot as the company's entertainment business took a heavy hit from the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Joe Biden's views on tech

If the presumptive Democratic nominee winds up becoming president, he could have a profound effect on tech issues affecting us all. → Read More

Bernie Sanders, strong supporter of Net neutrality, ends presidential bid

Former Vice President Joe Biden will now face President Donald Trump in the general election. → Read More

Feds threaten to cut off service providers allowing illegal COVID-19 related robocalls

The US Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission say "gateway" providers must crack down on these unwanted calls, or else. → Read More

T-Mobile and Sprint are one: What you need to know about the mobile mega-merger

Here's how the deal came together and what it means for you. → Read More

How Dish Network saved the T-Mobile Sprint merger

The satellite TV provider may have been an unlikely savior, but now the big question is whether it will deliver on its promises. → Read More

FCC Chairman proposes $200 million for COVID-19 telehealth plan

The CARES Act gives the agency $200 million to help promote telehealth. Here's how Ajit Pai proposes spending it. → Read More

FCC gives access to 5.9GHz spectrum for rural wireless broadband amid coronavirus pandemic

Fixed-wireless companies will use the spectrum to deliver broadband in rural areas for telehealth, distance learning and remote working. → Read More

Trump signs laws to boost 5G security, broadband availability

The two new laws are part of an effort to bring faster, more secure networks to parts of the country that need it most. → Read More