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The Federal Communications Commission plans to fine the Baltimore Convention Center’s Wi-Fi provider $718,000 for allegedly blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots at the venue for a 26-day period last year, a charge the company disputes. (File photo)
The Federal Communications Commission plans to fine the Baltimore Convention Center’s Wi-Fi provider $718,000 for allegedly blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots at the venue for a 26-day period last year, a charge the company disputes. (File photo)

FCC: Wi-Fi firm blocked mobile hotspots at Baltimore venue

The Federal Communications Commission plans to fine the Baltimore Convention Center’s Wi-Fi provider $718,000 for allegedly blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots at the venue for a 26-day period last year, a charge the company disputes. Virginia-based M.C. Dean Inc., an electrical design-build and information technology firm, was accused of blocking personal mobile hotspots when convention center visitors and exhibitors ...