April 20, 2021
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AT&T and UConn building 5G lab in Stamford
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AT&T and the University of Connecticut are building a development lab focused on 5G millimeter-wave spectrum at the school's Stamford campus. The endeavor also features multi-access edge computing and an innovation and entrepreneurship co-op, and supports a new team of faculty who will conduct data science research.
Full Story: EdScoop (4/19),  RCR Wireless News (4/19) 
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The Federal Communications Commission is seeking public feedback on proposed changes to the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts System. Planned updates include improving coordination between state systems, replacing the current Presidential alert with a national announcement that could be used by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and adding digital notifications that would be transmitted online and through streaming services.
Full Story: Radio World (4/18) 
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A pair of high-ranking House Republicans are warning acting Federal Communications Commission chair Jessica Rosenworcel against joining California in reinstating net neutrality rules originally enacted under President Barack Obama. The GOP particularly wants to avoid classifying internet access as a Title II service.
Full Story: Next TV/Multichannel News (4/19) 
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Verizon is adding C-band spectrum to its 5G Ultra Wideband network using radio access network gear that it purchased from Samsung and Ericsson. The carrier, which has so far used millimeter-wave frequencies in its service, plans to activate the C-band component this year.
Full Story: FierceWireless (4/19),  Telecompetitor (4/19) 
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