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2013-06-06 20:22:02

Advanced Positioning Network Delivers High-Precision Location Services for Public Safety, Consumer and Enterprise Applications SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the FCC, following a unanimous vote of the Commission, issued an Order enabling NextNav, LLC ("NextNav") to begin commercial operation of its advanced positioning network, which is designed to support 9-1-1 emergency first responders. NextNav is deploying its nationwide network using Part 90...

2013-06-03 16:23:36

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal government officials, Capitol Hill staff and other policy leaders will offer their perspective on a wide range of communications, technology and other policy issues during The Cable Show 2013, the U.S. cable industry's premier national event, on June 10-12, 2013, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. General Sessions will feature: Acting FCC Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn on Tuesday, June 11 at 10:00am. U.S. Secretary of...

2013-05-30 12:31:18

Google, Microsoft Need to Recruit Device and Chipset Giants to White Space Effort BOSTON, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- White Space spectrum use is moving forward in the US and UK markets but more work is needed to broaden the ecosystem, states Strategy Analytics. Internet giants Google and Microsoft are driving the push for White Space to support affordable ubiquitous broadband connectivity to help them reach a larger potential market and extend their service portfolio, but...

2013-05-30 08:24:43

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iTalk Inc. (OTCQB: TALK) (OTCBB: TALK) ("iTalk" or the "Company"), a global provider of advanced communications and mobile broadband services, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter-of-Intent ("LOI") to acquire Eezinet Corporation ("Eezinet"), a multi-state FCC licensed Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) focused on the deployment of broadband and related services in rural America. The potential transaction, as currently...

2013-05-29 12:30:23

HOUSTON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Crest Financial Limited, the largest of the independent minority stockholders of Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR), yesterday sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission urging the Commission to investigate the "gun-jumping" implications of SoftBank's and Sprint's "apparent indifference to the Commission's public interest inquiry." Although the FCC's review is ongoing and SoftBank is in a bidding war with DISH Network for control...

2013-05-29 12:20:24

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allowing unlicensed Wi-Fi devices to share spectrum with connected vehicles must not be permitted without thorough testing, said automakers in comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120928/MM83271LOGO) The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and The Association of Global Automakers submitted joint comments in response to an FCC proposal to allow unlicensed wireless...

2013-05-24 23:15:48

Harris ℠Communications´ New Line of Cell Phone Repeaters Comply with New FCC Regulations Set to Go Into Effect Next March Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Harris Communications has launched a new line of cell phone repeater booster that comply with recently implemented FCC regulations designed to reduce interference with wireless networks. The company´s new line of cell phone repeaters enables users to take advantage of the latest technology to meet the...

2013-05-22 20:22:37

Applauds FCC Acting Chair Clyburn for her commitment to rural consumers WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today that it is eligible to receive at least $90 million this year from the Federal Communications Commission's Connect America Fund (CAF) to bring broadband to thousands of rural homes and businesses in high-cost areas. The company may also be eligible for additional CAF phase I money that was not accepted last year. (Logo:...

Supreme Court Defers To FCC On Cell Tower Building
2013-05-20 15:49:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Supreme Court today ruled that the FCC is allowed to speed along to the production of new wireless towers if things get mired in red tape or other hassles. Following a 6-3 victory, the Supreme Court also said they´ll defer to the FCC when it comes to laws pertaining to the FCC and their jurisdiction. This move not only gives the Supreme Court another federal body to look to when determining cases involving ambiguous...

2013-05-20 12:29:30

- Appointed by FCC Chairman Genachowski to head FCC's Communications, Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) LITTLETON, Colo., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom inc. (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and world-wide, today announced that Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski has appointed Larissa Herda, tw...