Jessica Rosenworcel
FCC Establishes Task Force to Address Broadband Access

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has established a task force to revamp the agency’s broadband mapping tools.

Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm
Ericsson Beats Forecast On Strong 5G Demand

Ericsson has reported its quarterly results, beating forecasts on increasing 5G demand.

Jessica Rosenworcel
FCC Will Investigate East Coast Internet Outage

A large portion of the East Coast, from D.C. to Boston, was hit with an outage Tuesday and the FCC plans to find out why.

DownDetector
East Coast Outage Impacts Google, Slack, Verizon, Zoom, AWS

A major outage is impacting customers on the East Coast, with some of the most critical companies being affected.

Cisco
Trouble in Paradise? Cisco Sues to Keep Acacia Deal Alive

Cisco has sued Acacia to keep its $2.6 billion acquisition deal alive after Acacia tried to back out.

Microsoft Office Building
SolarWinds Hackers Gained Access to Microsoft Source Code

Microsoft has revealed that hackers viewed some of its source code as part of the SolarWinds attack that government agencies are still investigating.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai
FCC Cracks Down on Robocalls, Enlists Telcos to Help

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has unveiled new rules cracking down on robocalls, requiring phone companies’ assistance.

Cybersecurity
NSA Warning of On-Premise to Cloud Attacks

The National Security Agency is warning of attacks that target the local network and ultimately compromise organizations’ cloud resources.

Huawei Factory
Huawei Opening First Factory Outside of China

Huawei is preparing to open its first network equipment factory outside of China, as the company works to address security concerns.

Starlink Launch
SpaceX Wins $885 Million In Subsidies to Expand Starlink

Elon Musk’s other company, SpaceX, has won $885 million in federal subsidies to help it expand its Starlink internet service.