Mike Dano

Despite sky-high expectations, wireless capital expenditures show signs of sluggishness

At the start of 2018, a wide array of analysts predicted a dramatic upswing in the amount of money wireless network operators would spend improving their networks this year compared with spending in previous years.

T-Mobile inks $533M reciprocal long-term spectrum lease deal with Sprint

T-Mobile disclosed a major new spectrum deal with Sprint that the company said stands apart from the two carriers’ plans to merge. However, details of the new transaction are vague at best.

Here’s how NextLink—the biggest CAF II auction winner—is spending its $281 million

NextLink, the internet service provider owned by AMG Technology Investment Group LLC, was the biggest winner in the recent Connect America Fund Phase II (CAF II) auction.

AT&T’s fix for the broadband mapping problem? Get everyone’s address

AT&T is proposing a potential solution to our broadband mapping problem: Get everyone’s address. 

Breeze Broadband to discontinue fixed wireless internet service

Breeze Broadband, a wireless internet service provider owned by Union Pacific Railroad, is shutting down its service.

Trump officials vow ‘America first, 5G first’

Top White House officials today held a “5G Summit” with one basic message: How can the Trump administration encourage the private sector to deploy 5G as quickly as possible?

White House schedules 5G meeting for Sept 28, but details remain vague

The White House has scheduled a meeting Sept 28 between members of the Trump administration and wireless industry executives to discuss 5G network technology.

New T-Mobile’s plans for in-home, fixed wireless internet services begin to take shape

T-Mobile offered its clearest glimpse yet at exactly what it will offer in terms of in-home, fixed broadband internet services if the company is allowed to merge with Sprint—to become what it has called “New T-Mobile.”  T-Mobile’s chief operating

Boost, MetroPCS and Virgin to survive merger with Sprint, T-Mobile executives promise

In response to questions from commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission, T-Mobile executives promised that, if the company successfully merges with Sprint, the combined company will not eliminate any of its prepaid brands.

5 possible conditions on the Sprint / T-Mobile merger

Sprint and T-Mobile continue to work to obtain regulatory approval for their proposed merger. But, according to some analysts, don't expect the discussion to turn to conditions—including divestitures—until later in 2018.