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Biography for Howard Buskirk

Howard Buskirk, Executive Senior Editor, joined Warren Communications News in 2004, after covering Capitol Hill for Telecommunications Reports. He has covered Washington since 1993 and was formerly executive editor at Energy Business Watch, editor at Gas Daily and managing editor at Natural Gas Week. Previous to that, he was a staff reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Greenville News. Follow Buskirk on Twitter: @hbuskirk

Recent Articles by Howard Buskirk

AT&T Reports Best Postpaid Adds In a Decade

AT&T reported growth Thursday, adding 928,000 postpaid phone customers in Q3, more than double the 429,000 added by Verizon (see 2110200052). That was the highest number of adds in 10 years, the company said, with 4.4 million wireless postpaid subscribers…Subscribe to Read >>

Google Hopes for FCC Stability, 5G Consistency

Getting “stability” and clear political leadership at the FCC tops Google’s regulatory wish list, said Michael Purdy, senior counsel-commercial, product and policy, during an FCBA wireless webinar Tuesday. “Hopefully, that will resolve by year-end.” The U.S. needs “some consistency in…Subscribe to Read >>

Add Drone Maker DJI to List of Insecure Providers: Carr

Commissioner Brendan Carr urged the FCC Tuesday to “immediately start the process” of adding China-based DJI, which has more than half the U.S. drone market, to the agency’s covered list. “The need for quick FCC action on this is very…Subscribe to Read >>

5G Has Years to Run; 6G Planning Needs to Start: Experts

5G will take years to deploy, but industry should start thinking now about what 6G will look like, experts said Tuesday at the Brooklyn 6G Virtual Summit. Speakers said 6G is likely to be commercial by 2030, matching the consensus…Subscribe to Read >>

NTIA Chief Says Biden Administration Is Focused on 6G

The Biden administration is looking past 5G to 6G, said Evelyn Remaley, NTIA acting administrator, at the Americas Spectrum Management Conference Wednesday. She's “very optimistic” about opening the 3.1-3.45 GHz band for 5G and sees industry support for developing a…Subscribe to Read >>