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Platform News: 5G and data transfer

US officials ask AT&T, Verizon to delay 5G wireless over aviation safety

US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the head of the Federal Aviation Administration asked AT&T and Verizon Communications to delay the planned Jan. 5 introduction of...

Platform News: 5G and data transfer

US warns 5G wireless use could prompt flight diversions

The US Federal Aviation Administration has warned that interference from planned use of 5G wireless spectrum posed an air safety risk and could result in flight diversions.

AT&T

AT&T and Verizon agree to new precautions to address 5G air safety concerns

AT&T and Verizon Communications on Wednesday agreed to adopt new precautionary measures to address air safety concerns raised from the planned use of C-Band spectrum for 5G wir...

FTC: Federal Trade Commission

FTC Chair: Internet providers collect ‘staggering’ amounts of data

Internet service providers collect a “staggering” amount of detailed data on consumers, Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan said in discussing an agency staff repo...

Platform News: 5G and data transfer

‘Fake it until you make it’: 5G marketing outpaces service reality

Mobile phone companies advertise high-speed 5G service with US maps splashed with pink or blue to suggest widespread coverage, but the latest generation wireless technology is actu...

Platform Economy: Verizon wireless in the US

Huawei and Verizon agree to settle patent lawsuits

Chinese telecommunications company Huawei Technologies and Verizon Communications agreed to settle a pair of lawsuits alleging patent infringement, the companies both have said.

AT&T

AT&T set to end media voyage with $43 billion Discovery deal

AT&T, owner of HBO and Warner Bros studios, and Discovery, home to lifestyle TV networks such as HGTV and TLC, said they will combine their content to form a standalone global ...

Platform Economy: Verizon wireless in the US

Verizon to offload Yahoo, AOL for $5 billion

Verizon Communications is getting rid of its media businesses that include iconic brands Yahoo and AOL for $5 billion, ending an expensive and unsuccessful run in the media and adv...

Platform Economy: Verizon wireless in the US

Verizon to launch 5G internet for businesses in 21 American cities

Verizon Communications, which is one of the largest telecom companies in the world, has announced that it will launch 5G internet for businesses in 21 US cities this month, expandi...

Platform News: Zoom communications logo

Zoom recovers from outage, says issues were due to local internet glitch

Zoom has said it had recovered from an outage where some users were unable to join meetings on the video-conferencing platform.

Platform Industry: ongoing COVID-19 coverage, tracking and tracing

EU urges online platforms to gird for new wave of COVID consumer scams

The European Commission has urged online platforms to prepare for a brand new wave of consumer scams linked to the resurgence of all COVID-19 infections in Europe and said they wil...

Platform Industry: Samsung

Samsung wins $6.6 billion Verizon order for network equipment

Samsung Electronics has said it had won a $6.64 billion order to offer wireless communication solutions to Verizon from the US, a major win for the South Korean company in the next...

FCC - Federal Communications Commission

US court upholds FCC cap on 5G small cell fees

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco largely upheld the three orders that the FCC adopted in 2018 to speed 5G deployments, despite objections from dozens of US cities.

Facebook

Facebook ad boycott campaign to go global, organisers say

Organisers of a Facebook advertising boycott campaign that has drawn support from a rapidly expanding list of major companies are now preparing to take the battle global to increas...

Platform Economy: Verizon wireless in the US

Verizon suspends advertising on Facebook, joins the growing boycott

Verizon Communications said it was pausing advertising on Facebook, in support of a campaign that called out the social media giant for not doing enough to stop hate speech on its ...

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