If Randall Stephenson's comments are to be taken at face value, the FCC chairman actively worked to avoid a Title II scenario. But those negotiations fell apart after the mid-terms.
The President could not have been unaware his decision to back Title II reclassification of the Internet as a common carrier would only come after a long, hard fight.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Nov. 5, including a federal judge's orders to publicly release documents related to the bankruptcy of Apple's sapphire supplier GT, Verizon and AT&T's work for VoLTE interoperability by next year, Google and LG's long-term patent cross-licensing agreement, retailers targeting mobile promotions to capitalize on unique features of smartphones and the 49ers use Aruba Networks stadium beacon network and location-based app.
Companies doing their best to secure and encrypt mobile devices used to transmit sensitive data may be undermined by an injection of a "perma-cookie" from their service providers, recent reports indicate.
The top news stories for Oct. 29, 2014.
Riddle me this--when is unlimited data not unlimited? Answer: When you throttle it. Sounds like a riddle posed by the Riddler to Batman, but it's actually the argument of the Federal Trade Commission in a lawsuit against AT&T.
AT&T has informed around 1,600 customers that their personal information was compromised when an employee gained unauthorized access to the information in August, Reuters reports, citing a source familiar with the situation.
Federal regulators are going after another wireless carrier for "cramming" bogus third-party charges on to customer bills. This time the target is AT&T.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Oct. 2, including the expected spend on mobile ads in the future, a free-to-use OS for the Internet of Things, a new offer from Groupon, a different kind of app from LinkedIn and what AT&T has done to surpass in the mobile wars.
The rise in advanced persistent threats is fueling demand for managed security service providers, a market that Frost & Sullivan forecasts will reach $3.25 billion in 2018, up from $1.81 billion last year.