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2014-04-02 23:30:24

Rural Broadband Services Corporation Inc., (doing business in Oklahoma as RBSC Oklahoma LLC) is pleased to announce: “The Light” is on in Tahlequah. Tahlequah, Oklahoma (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Rural Broadband Services Corporation Inc., (doing business in Oklahoma as RBSC Oklahoma LLC) is pleased to announce: “The Light” is on in Tahlequah! Northeastern State University (NSU), local businesses, colleges, tribal organizations and regional banks are now getting the light that comes...

2014-04-02 08:42:30

FlexPro and TriFlex 4G Boosters, For Homes and Offices, Ship in April FREMONT, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SureCall®, formerly Cellphone-Mate, a leading maker of cellphone signal boosters, announced today that the FCC has certified three home and office boosters under the commission's new regulatory and technical standards. The three models are the FlexPro(TM), which boosts 2G and 3G signals for all major U.S. carriers, and two TriFlex(TM) 2G/3G/4G carrier-specific...

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2014-04-01 05:00:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted unanimously on Monday to make 100 MHz of unlicensed spectrum in the 5GHz band more accessible to accelerate the growth and expansion of new Wi-Fi technologies. The move means that indoor Wi-Fi routers, which currently occupy part of the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, will be able to accommodate greater amounts of traffic at higher speeds. Users will also experience less network congestion...

2014-03-31 16:28:43

STAMFORD, Conn., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) today released the following statement in response to today's FCC Actions on Retransmission Consent and Wi-Fi. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110526/AQ10195LOGO "Charter applauds and thanks Chairman Wheeler and each of the Commissioners for adopting rules today that will greatly benefit consumers. First, by prohibiting collusive joint negotiation of retransmission consent agreements...

2014-03-31 12:33:16

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) March Open Meeting, CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Scott Bergmann released the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a "CTIA applauds the Commission for taking action today on two key spectrum items that will expand the availability of spectrum for licensed and unlicensed use, and bring significant...

2014-03-28 12:23:31

LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® and Los Angeles television stations KLCS and KJLA released today their channel sharing pilot project report (PDF), which clearly proved channel sharing is feasible, and is a technically viable option for broadcasters with minimal impact for viewers. For stations interested in sharing a single six MHz radiofrequency channel, the results show how to successfully navigate numerous technical...

2014-03-24 23:26:17

RF Safe warns consumers that not keeping the required distance specified in a phone user manual between the device and user can result in unsafe levels of cell phone radiation exposure. Lawmakers have already passed Senate and House Bills to alert consumers of cell phone radiation levels on retail packaging at point of sale. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 RF Safe, the world's leading provider of proven cell phone radiation safety solutions has issued a consumer alert that...

2014-03-24 16:22:38

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today called on the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission to reject the proposed $55 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner because the deal "violates antitrust laws and is not in the public interest." "The consolidation of the largest cable television providers would create a media juggernaut that would stifle completion and hurt consumers who would ultimately pay higher prices...

2014-03-20 16:25:37

Change in structure will have an immaterial impact BALTIMORE, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced today that it has submitted the attached letter to the Federal Communications Commission in order to meet certain objections the FCC has to shared services agreements in particular and to shared agreements generally which are coupled with a contingent financial interest, such as a guarantee or an option. If the proposed restructuring is...

2014-03-06 16:25:47

STAMFORD, Conn., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications today released the following statement in response to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's announcement regarding his proposal to limit joint retransmission consent negotiations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110526/AQ10195LOGO "The chief factor in rising cable rates for consumers is the increasing cost of programming. Broadcasters jointly negotiating retransmission consent agreements has contributed not only to...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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