In an attempt to curry favor with regulators, AT&T said that, if it’s allowed to buy DIRECTV, it will be able to afford an expansion of fiber connections into more homes.
The Federal Communications Commission says more hotel and motel operators are allowing guests to dial 9-1-1 directly in the event of an emergency.
Thousands of hotels do not allow guests to directly reach emergency services when they dial 911, according to a national survey taken after a death in a Texas motel.
A grandfather’s initiative to allow hotel guests to dial 911 without having to press 9 first has received attention from an FCC official who is now seeking more information.
An advocacy group says two-thirds of all wireless 911 calls in Texas don’t provide enough location information for the caller, violating federal requirements.
The partial government shutdown affects a number of agencies and services here in DFW.
The news about the sudden passing of radio personality Kidd Kraddick was not only was a shock professionally and personally, but also prompted my brain to recall a story about him.
For younger generations, texting is a way of life. It’s how they make plans, share gossip, and it’s how many would expect they could make a cry for help.
Federal regulators are letting AT&T use an unused part of the airwaves for mobile broadband, potentially increasing the speed and capacity of its new LTE network.
August reminds me of why I am glad that federal rules were changed a little over 10 years ago, that permitted a broadcast licensee to own two television stations in the same area.
AT&T says it has agreed to buy NextWave Wireless, a company that holds the right to use sections of the wireless spectrum that could be used for broadband.
The Justice Department has sued AT&T, alleging they improperly billed the government for services that are designed for use by the deaf.