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US regulators looking to bar China's Huawei and ZTE from government subsidy program
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US regulators looking to bar China's Huawei and ZTE from government subsidy program

Huawei and ZTE would have 30 days to contest the FCC's national security risk designation.

Sprint, T-Mobile merger wins support of the chairman of the US telecommunications regulator
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Sprint, T-Mobile merger wins support of the chairman of the US telecommunications regulator

T-Mobile also promised that the new company would build a “world-leading 5G” network.

US House of Representatives approve net neutrality bill but legislation faces long odds
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US House of Representatives approve net neutrality bill but legislation faces long odds

US House of Reps approved a bill on a 232 to 190 vote to reinstate landmark net neutrality protections.

US House of Representatives to vote on net neutrality bill repealed by the FCC today
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US House of Representatives to vote on net neutrality bill repealed by the FCC today

Republicans oppose the effort arguing it would grant the FCC too much authority over the internet

US officials start investigations into a nationwide CenturyLink internet outage
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US officials start investigations into a nationwide CenturyLink internet outage

CenturyLink spokeswoman Debra Peterson said the outage “is not related to hacking".

US FCC to let wireless carriers have authority to block robotext or spam messages
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US FCC to let wireless carriers have authority to block robotext or spam messages

The FCC voted 3-to-1 to classify text messages as an information service rather than a telecommunications service

FCC launches first high-band 5G spectrum auction in the US
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FCC launches first high-band 5G spectrum auction in the US

AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Sprint Corp, and T-Mobile US Inc are working to acquire the 5G spectrum.

Mukesh Ambani and Sunil Mittal to share stage at India Mobile Congress 2018
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Mukesh Ambani and Sunil Mittal to share stage at India Mobile Congress 2018

Live demonstration of 5G, IoT and a lot more will take place at the India Mobile Congress this year.

Problems seem to worsen for ZTE as regulators propose rules that could cut its sales amidst a supply ban
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Problems seem to worsen for ZTE as regulators propose rules that could cut its sales amidst a supply ban

The US Commerce Department banned American firms on Monday from selling parts and software to ZTE for seven years.

Washington DC becomes the first US state to set its own net neutrality rules after FCC repealed the Obama-era ruling
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Washington DC becomes the first US state to set its own net neutrality rules after FCC repealed the Obama-era ruling

While several states introduced similar measures this year seeking to protect net neutrality, so far only Oregon and Washington have passed legislation

US Senate Democrats launches effort to win vote to reinstate open internet
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US Senate Democrats launches effort to win vote to reinstate open internet

The new FCC rules, once effective, would give internet service providers sweeping powers to change how consumers access the internet.

FCC expected to publish its reversal of Obama-era net neutrality rules on Thursday: Sources
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FCC expected to publish its reversal of Obama-era net neutrality rules on Thursday: Sources

The FCC in Dec. voted 3-2 to overturn net neutrality rules barring service providers from blocking, slowing access to or charging more for certain content.

SpaceX gets FCC endorsement to build a broadband network using satellites
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SpaceX gets FCC endorsement to build a broadband network using satellites

Musk said in a speech in 2015 in Seattle that SpaceX planned to launch a satellite-internet business that would help fund a future city on Mars.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to oppose the federal government's attempts to build and run a 5G network
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to oppose the federal government's attempts to build and run a 5G network

Donald Trump’s national security team was looking at options to counter spy threats that include the government building a super-fast 5G wireless network.

In a bid to challenge FCC's decision, the state of Montana will sign contracts with those ISPs who adhere to net neutrality
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In a bid to challenge FCC's decision, the state of Montana will sign contracts with those ISPs who adhere to net neutrality

Montana Governor Steve Bullock signed an executive order requiring state contract recipients to adhere to so-called net neutrality

Group of 21 US state attorneys file petition challenging FCC's decision to repeal net neutrality
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Group of 21 US state attorneys file petition challenging FCC's decision to repeal net neutrality

The state attorneys have filed a petition to challenge repealing of net neutrality and have called it “arbitrary, capricious and an abuse of discretion”

After false missile alert terrifies Hawaii, top US officials admit mistake, but defend early-warning systems
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After false missile alert terrifies Hawaii, top US officials admit mistake, but defend early-warning systems

A top US official on Sunday defended government early-warning systems after a false missile alert terrified Hawaii.

Lobby representing Google, Facebook and other tech giants to join legal battle demanding the repeal net neutrality laws
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Lobby representing Google, Facebook and other tech giants to join legal battle demanding the repeal net neutrality laws

The Internet Association also reiterated its call for Congress to come up with a legislative replacement for the new FCC rules released by Ajit Pai.

Harlem Shake creator files copyright claim against Ajit Pai's net neutrality video and succeeds in bringing it down for seven hours
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Harlem Shake creator files copyright claim against Ajit Pai's net neutrality video and succeeds in bringing it down for seven hours

The video, titled “PSA from Chairman of the FCC Ajit Pai”, shows Pai prancing around in a Santa suit while playing with fidget spinners and light sabers.

Unlike the US, TRAI asserts that net neutrality is the
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Unlike the US, TRAI asserts that net neutrality is the "right way" forward for India

TRAI Chairman RS Sharma said TRAI was of the view that net neutrality is the "right way" for India.