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Will the FCC learn from RDOF?

The FCC needs to learn from RDOF and properly punish those companies that have “gamed” the system. Otherwise, Rural Americans will continue to suffer from poor Broadband and the taxpayers will continue to pay for programs that do not work. It should NOT come as a shock to those who live in the underserved areas of the nation where high-speed… Read More »Will the FCC learn from RDOF?

Secure Equipment Act of 2021: S.1790

The Secure Equipment Act of 2021, would direct the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt rules to prohibit sales of devices from Chinese state-backed or controlled suppliers such as Huawei, ZTE, Hytera, Hikvision and Dahua in the U.S. U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ed Markey (D-MA) introduced the Secure Equipment Act of 2021 to direct the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to clarify… Read More »Secure Equipment Act of 2021: S.1790

FTC says “Broadcom is a monopolist”

Communications chip specialist Broadcom seems to have learnt little from a ruling last year against it by anti-competition regulators from the European Commission. The Federal Trade Commission on Friday said it charged Broadcom “with illegally monopolizing markets for semiconductor components used to deliver television and broadband Internet services” by preventing customers from purchasing from other vendors. The FTC simultaneously announced that it reached a… Read More »FTC says “Broadcom is a monopolist”