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Feds To Share Airwaves With Wireless Data Providers
2012-03-28 04:57:07

The federal government will share part of its airwaves with commercial wireless providers to help ease the data congestion caused by soaring demand for bandwidth-intensive applications on smartphones and other mobile devices, the Commerce Department said on Tuesday. “In today´s wireless world, the demand for spectrum from consumers, businesses, and federal users continues to grow at a rapid rate,” said the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA),...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.