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Airlines cancel some flights after reduced 5G rollout in US

Jan. 19, 2022 23:38 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Some flights to and from the U.S. were canceled on Wednesday even after AT&T and Verizon scaled back the rollout of high-speed wireless service that could interfere with aircraft technology that measures altitude. International carriers that rely heavily on the...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jan. 19, 2022 15:52 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Jan. 16 The Washington Post on “Martin Luther King, Jr. did not give up. Those fighting for democracy must follow his example”: On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it is perhaps more...

EXPLAINER: Why airlines fear 5G will upend travel this week

Jan. 18, 2022 20:58 PM EST

AT&T and Verizon will postpone new wireless service near some airports planned for this week after the nation’s largest airlines said the service would interfere with aircraft technology and cause massive flight disruptions. AT&T said Tuesday it would delay turning on new...

AT&T, Verizon pause some new 5G after airlines raise alarm

Jan. 18, 2022 20:16 PM EST

AT&T and Verizon will delay launching new wireless service near key airports after the nation’s largest airlines said the service would interfere with aircraft technology and cause widespread flight disruptions. The decision from the companies came Tuesday as the Biden...

FAA sets rules for some Boeing 787 landings near 5G service

Jan. 14, 2022 20:28 PM EST

Federal safety officials are directing operators of some Boeing planes to adopt extra procedures when landing on wet or snowy runways near impending 5G service because, they say, interference from the wireless networks could mean that the planes need more room to land. The Federal...

AT&T, Walmart rise; PG&E, Catalent fall

Jan. 05, 2022 16:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: AT&T Inc., rose 57 cents to $26.21. The telecommunications company gave investors an encouraging update on fourth-quarter subscriber results. Beyond Meat Inc.,...

Biden says deal with telecoms avoids flight disruptions

Jan. 04, 2022 18:23 PM EST

AT&T and Verizon have agreed to delay the launch of a new slice of 5G service by two weeks after airlines and the nation's aviation regulator complained about potential interference with systems on board planes. President Joe Biden said the agreement reached Monday will help...

AT&T, Verizon delay new 5G service after Buttigieg request

Jan. 03, 2022 22:47 PM EST

AT&T and Verizon said Monday they will delay activating new 5G wireless service for two weeks following a request by Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who cited the airline industry’s concern that the service could interfere with systems on planes. The announcement...

Tesla, ODP rise; Applied Therapeutics, Newmont fall

Jan. 03, 2022 16:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: Tesla Inc., up $143 to $1,199.78. The electric vehicle maker gave investors an encouraging report on vehicle deliveries in 2021. The Container Store Group Inc., up...

AT&T, Verizon reject U.S. request to delay 5G wireless plans

Jan. 02, 2022 23:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Verizon and AT&T have rejected a request by the U.S. government to delay the rollout of next-generation wireless technology. A joint letter Sunday from the telecommunications giants to U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Steve Dickson, the head of...