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Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 10/25/2022
The Broadband World News website will remain active and its archive accessible, but our team's broadband policy and tech coverage is now found at Light Reading Broadband.
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Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/20/2022
Fixed wireless access (FWA) provider Starry said it will lay off 500 employees in order to 'curtail our cash burn while we pursue strategic options,' according to CEO Chet Kanojia.
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/19/2022
Starting with a 'Vampires' ad and a dedicated web site, Comcast is poking holes in the performance and capabilities of T-Mobile's 5G home broadband service. 'T-Mobile is 10-30x slower,' Comcast proclaims.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Light Reading, 10/13/2022
In a public notice Wednesday, the FCC said that fixed wireless startup Starry had 'planned to default on all its winning bids.'
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Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 10/10/2022
Pivotal Commware CEO Brian Deutsch discusses the company's new as-a-service offering, Pivotal Turnkey Services, which aims to speed up deployments of fixed wireless access (FWA) networks that use mmWave technology.
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/7/2022
Following a similar Fios program, the new 'Verizon Forward' initiative brings free 5G Home and LTE-based Internet services to households that qualify for the FCC's Affordable Connectivity Program.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Light Reading, 10/5/2022
California's governor vetoed a bill that would have helped wireless providers get broadband grants. But WISPA is seeking clarification on funding rules for FWA.
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/30/2022
Starry 'delivers a good product and generates good unit economics,' but investors will stay on sidelines until the FWA specialist resolves its long-term financing issues, MoffettNathanson says.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Light Reading, 9/23/2022
This week in broadband builds: Spectrum gets millions more in 'GREAT' grants; ReConnect awards $502 million; Yellowstone Fiber live in Montana; NTIA awards $29 million for Alaskan tribes; Cajun Broadband breaks ground – and more.
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Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 7/5/2022
Here's where you can find episode links for 'The Divide,' Light Reading's podcast series featuring conversations with broadband providers and policymakers working to close the digital divide.
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