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Cell Towers Interfere With Police Radios
2012-08-22 13:36:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online AT&T Wireless has temporarily deactivated a frequency used by 16 of its cell-phone towers after they were found to be interfering with radio communications among police officers and firefighters in Oakland, California, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Tuesday. Oakland officials said they notified AT&T about the problem last week, and that the wireless carrier is cooperating with their requests. A spokesman for...

2012-08-21 17:13:39

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Ofcom, the United Kingdom's communications regulator, is set to hold spectrum auctions for next-generation 4G networks later this year. The authority approved an application by mobile phone operator Everything Everywhere, which plans to use existing 1800 MHz spectrum - space used for legacy 2G technologies - to deliver 4G services. In recent discussions about the upcoming 4G spectrum auction, Ofcom said it expected the UK's three...

2012-08-10 23:01:23

Vertical Consultants reveals that network modifications and wireless demand impact cell tower property owners. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 AT&T recently indicated in a regulatory filing that it would phase out its 2G service by the beginning of 2017. Shutting down their 2G network will allow AT&T to free up space for 3G capacity while the telecom giant builds out its 4G network. The second largest telecom company´s phase out of this service will impact property...

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The History of Mobile Phone Technology
2014-07-14 13:56:38

Smartphones and feature phones are as common now as traditional landline phones were for decades. These handheld devices are so popular that many homes now only use mobile phones, increasingly pushing landline devices into the obsolete category. But while the popularity of mobile connectivity is vast today, it is still a very young technology when compared to its landline counterparts, which have been in existence since the mid-1800s. To be clear, the history of the mobile phone focuses on...

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