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Monthly Archives: August 2020

Industry News – 8/21/20

Saying that the current pandemic has “thrust improving access to high-speed internet to the top of many priority lists” Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill announced yesterday that she has been reappointed to a second two-year term on the FCC’s Intergovernmental Advisory Committee (IAC). Among other things, the IAC is charged with advising the Commission on the myriad […]


Industry News – 8/14/20

On Monday, PUC Chairman Gladys Brown Dutrielle penned public utilities and interested parties regarding the Commission’s March 13th Emergency Order prohibiting the termination of utility services and asked for comments in light of the changing circumstances since the Order went into effect. The Chairman noted that “maintaining a total moratorium for a time-period that is […]


Industry News – 8/7/20

A couple of self-proclaimed “firsts” in 5G world this week. T-Mobile claimed that it is the first carrier to launch a commercial nationwide standalone 5G network and is expanding coverage by 30 percent, now covering nearly 250 million people across 1.3 million square miles. (See related story in Daily Numbers section). Not to be outdone, […]