The outbreak of the coronavirus has shed light on the corporate digital divide. As the world embraces social distancing measures like teleworking, distance learning and online conferencing, the gap between businesses that transitioned online and those that have not or cannot widens.
T-Mobile has been granted permission by the FCC to utilise additional spectrum within the 600 MHz band to address increased consumer demand for broadband access due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
AT&T is suspending download limits for its broadband services as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These limits are being lifted as a group of seventeen (17) US Senators has called on the major telecom operators to take similar actions.
Uber restarted to test self-driving cars on public roads in San Francisco. Californian public authorities issued a new permit to the ride-hailing company last month nearly two years after the company had stepped back from its testing program following a fatal crash.