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The companies said they will launch 5G or fifth-generation service Wednesday, but they will delay turning on 5G cell towers within a 2-mile radius of runways designated by federal officials.
Monday’s announcement reversed the companies’ decision just a day earlier to reject any postponement in new 5G service.
Airlines had asked the Federal Communications Commission to delay this week’s scheduled 5G rollout, saying the service, set to launch Tuesday, could interfere with electronics that pilots rely on.
The Carmel-based business communications software company said the new funding will be used for ongoing product development and to boost hiring.
Boulder, Colorado-based Zayo Group Holdings Inc. expects to close the transaction during the second half of 2021. IFN officials say they are confident the deal will grow the firm’s presence here.
The company said Wednesday it plans to install its 5G+ service in the seating bowl, concourse area and exterior spots at the stadium ahead of the Final Four.
The Christmas Day bombing in downtown Nashville led to phone and data service outages and disruptions over hundreds of miles in the southern United States, raising new concerns about the vulnerability of U.S. communications.
State attorneys general of Indiana, Arkansas, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio and Texas sued the two men and their Houston-based companies for violating the federal law governing telemarketing.
The bill would stiffen enforcement and require that phone companies offer free consumer tools to identify and block scam calls. It also calls for tougher fines when individuals intentionally violate the law.
The state saw immediate results when the do-not-call law went into effect in 2002, but advances in technology are allowing telemarketers to find loopholes.
The buzzword in mobile is 5G—the newest generation of wireless service that promises more speed and better connectivity for smartphones, internet-connected devices and even autonomous cars.
Operating as T-Mobile, the company would have about $74 billion in annual revenue and 70 million wireless subscribers.
The state will instead pursue individual leases of state cell towers.
The new area code will “overlay” the entire 317 region, which means existing numbers won’t change but new ones could get the 463 code starting this fall.
The FCC awarded three telecommunications companies $51 million per year in grants for six years to help bridge the urban-rural digital divide.
Albert Chen, founder and CEO of Telamon Corp., made lots of course corrections during his decades-spanning career.