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FCC Holds that Fax Broadcasters are Solely Responsible for TCPA Violations...

September 23, 2020, 8:25 pm

On September 21, 2020, the FCC's Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau issued a Declaratory Ruling resolving a petition that sought confirmation that in instances in which an advertiser is str... Read more »

Strike 3 Saga: Turning BitTorrent Downloads Into A Copyright Infringement...

September 23, 2020, 7:55 pm

Appellate Courts Recognize Strike 3's Ability to Meet Standard for Early Discovery to Obtain John Doe Defendant's Name and Address While some bullheaded District Court judges have stopped Strike 3 ... Read more »

Interior awards $482M EIS task order [telecom]

September 23, 2020, 6:03 pm

By Mark Rockwell On Sept. 17, the Department of the Interior's Office of the CIO inked a $482 million task order for telephony and conferencing services under the GSA's Enterprise Infrastructure S... Read more »

TCPA Litigation Update - The US Government Sides With Facebook - This Sho...

September 23, 2020, 6:11 am

by Joshua Briones and Nicole V. Ozeran Earlier this month, Facebook filed its brief in Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid. As we previously reported, in Duguid, the US Supreme Court will finally consider th... Read more »

Missed Call Leads To Craig Cunningham TCPA Victory [telecom]

September 23, 2020, 6:04 am

by David O. Klein Those operating in the telemarketing space likely know of Craig Cunningham, a prolific filer of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuits. The sheer number of Cunningham... Read more »

Coronavirus: Scam calls on the rise [telecom]

September 23, 2020, 2:45 am

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - The U.S. government says scam calls are on the rise since the coronavirus pandemic began. The Federal Trade Commission is reporting it has received more than 130,000 compl... Read more »

FirstNet coverage expands in Western Massachusetts [telecom]

September 23, 2020, 2:41 am

AT&T opened new FirstNet Network sites in the communities of Worthington, Hardwick and Huntington. To ensure AT&T and the FirstNet Authority are putting coverage and capacity where first responders... Read more »

Forget 5G, AT&T is already looking towards the future [telecom]

September 23, 2020, 2:36 am

5G is meant to be the next-gen form of connectivity where it will offer considerably faster speeds than 4G, so much so that it is expected to open the doors to new industries and how we get certain... Read more »

Qualcomm brings Snapdragon 750G 5G mobile platform [telecom]

September 23, 2020, 2:22 am

Qualcomm announced Snapdragon 750G 5G Mobile Platform revealing that commercial devices based on Snapdragon 750G are expected to be available by the end of 2020. Read more »

AT&T Accuses T-Mobile of Hoarding 5G Spectrum, Calls on FCC to "...

September 23, 2020, 2:02 am

By Jesse Hollington It turns out there may be a reason why T-Mobile has been so wildly successful in launching its nationwide 5G network ahead of its rivals - according to AT&T and Verizon, it see... Read more »

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WQN, Inc. Announces the Introduction of RocketVoIP

[Comment: I have looked over this company's web site a little bit and while they are so new that I can't find any customer reviews of their service, I can say that even if they do give decent service... Read more »


California woman charged with using spyware to tap a police officer's phone...

California woman charged with using spyware to tap a police officer's phone Investigators say Kristin Nyunt intercepted sensitive law enforcement information. by Megan Geuss Oct 20 2014 Ars Tech... Read more »


Re: From Our Archives: Exchange Names in St. Louis

Not correct. When I lived in Long Beach, California, around 1987, the Orange County Transit District ran service into Long Beach but its offices were long distance from Long Beach. I believe the nu... Read more »


Is Verizon Wireless Sabotaging Older Cell Phones?

I have long had a Nokia 5180 phone (since Xmas 1998, to be exact). It was on its second battery, but eventually couldn't even keep that charged, and I finally decided, this past February, to claim o... Read more »


Wierd Telephone Problems

Hello: I have this problem with my telephone at home. For incoming calls, sometimes, it would ring once then disconnect the caller. I thought it was my phone, but I bought a new one, and it was the ... Read more »


How to find out mobile carrier's web-to-sms gateway address?

Is there anyway to find the e-mail to SMS gateway a mobile carrier uses to route email as SMS messages? I am talking about any carrier: I found some lists on the internet, but they don't cover all t... Read more »


AT&T wins enhanced spectrum position following auction [telecom]

Company now has more than 1,040 MHz of nationwide mmWave spectrum AT&T has won spectrum licenses covering more than 99% of the U.S. population following the close of FCC Auction 103. The company's ... Read more »


CenturyLink faces more scrutiny from Minnesota regulators after 911 outage ...

State utility regulators have voted to increase reporting requirements. By Mike Hughlett CenturyLink faces beefed-up reporting requirements for its Minnesota 911 contract after a state report fou... Read more »


Demystifying the Blockchain [telecom]

By Andrew Ross Sorkin This is bonkers. A new so-called blockchain company is selling virtual real estate online with prices as high as $120,000 for a 10-meter by 10-meter piece of virtual land. Yo... Read more »


When Texting Is Wrong [Telecom]

The Moral of the Story - The Ethicist's take on the news When Texting Is Wrong By Randy Cohen July 13, 2009, 11:50 pm The Issue: You're having dinner with your teenage kids, and they text throughou... Read more »