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FCC Considering Opening Up Use Of High-Frequency Wireless

FCC Considering Opening Up Use Of High-Frequency Wireless Spectrum

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced on Friday that it would begin examining the possible use of new, extremely high frequency 24 GHz spectrum for future use by mobile...

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2014-10-20 08:28:26

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a far-reaching solution to allow free, high definition television viewing on all future mobile and portable devices (tablets, smart phones, and lap tops), ONE Media announced that it is set to unveil its next generation broadcast transmission platform in Austin, Texas next month. The "out of the lab into the field" testing using the transmission infrastructure of Sinclair Broadcast Group's television station, KEYE-TV, follows successful...

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2014-10-02 07:15:14

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an attempt to win over TV stations reluctant to participate in next year’s spectrum incentive auction, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has recruited an investment bank to draft a pitch document designed to highlight the benefits of participating, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. According to WSJ writer Gautham Nagesh, the document will be sent to every US broadcaster eligible to take part in the 2015...

2014-10-01 08:40:47

Charitable e-commerce and mobile bidding makes fundraising for schools and non-profits more effective and fun CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiddingForGood, the leader in online charity auctions and the industry's first cause-related e-commerce company, today announced that it has passed a milestone of $250 million in funds raised to support non-profits, schools and charities across the United States. BiddingForGood is the first charitable commerce marketplace - where nearly...

2014-09-10 12:32:44

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitive Carriers Association's Annual Convention kicked off with a focus on LTE and the opportunities for competitive carriers. With Sprint's announcement last week that it had signed fifteen new LTE roaming partners from among CCA's membership, LTE remained a hot topic throughout the conference. The CCA Data Hub program gives smaller carriers a clear pathway to achieving high-speed mobile broadband solutions by providing carriers low-cost...

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2014-09-10 05:28:01

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering holding wireless service providers to the same Net Neutrality rules that apply to wired broadband companies, and is considering calling off next year’s spectrum auction unless firms demonstrate that they are willing to commit serious money to the cause. According to Reuters reporter Alina Selyukh, Wheeler told those in attendance at a wireless industry...

2014-08-06 08:37:58

iCollector.com launches next generation auction technology catering to the rapidly expanding mobile user base. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Live Auction Group, leaders in auction technology for over 15 years, hosting iCollector.com and LiveAuctionWorld.com marketplaces, are excited to announce brand new bidding technology for the worldwide auction market. This effort marks a significant step in the growth of the business and for the long term success...

2014-07-30 16:33:06

-- Consolidated Revenues amounted to P$15,585 million (+22.6% vs. 1H13); Fixed Data +54.9% vs. 1H13; Fixed Internet +26.2% vs. 1H13; and Mobile business in Argentina +22.3% vs. 1H13. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telecom Argentina ('Telecom') - (NYSE: TEO; BASE: TECO2), one of Argentina's leading telecommunications companies, announced today a Net Income of P$1,836 million for the six-month period ended June 30, 2014, or +24.5% when compared...

2014-05-16 23:07:17

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “United Kingdom - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts“ report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in the UK’s telecommunications market. The report analyzes the mobile, internet, broadband, digital TV and converging media sectors. Subjects include:     Market and industry analyses, trends and developments;...

2014-05-06 08:42:14

Computech, Inc. conducted Pakistan's 3G/4G auction using AWS Cloud BETHESDA, Md., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) recently concluded its first-ever electronic auction for spectrum, raising $1.13 billion and bringing Pakistan at par with its neighbors in 3G/4G mobile coverage. Computech, Inc., a world leader in spectrum auction software, conducted the auction of spectrum in the 2100MHz band using its platform, CAP(+), hosted using Amazon Web...

2014-04-22 12:36:43

Large Firm Participation Does Not Scare Off Smaller Bidders And Accounts For Bulk Of Total Auction Proceeds WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Federal Communications Commission begins to formalize rules for the upcoming voluntary incentive auctions for broadcast spectrum, questions regarding participation limits on the largest domestic wireless carriers remain open. Proponents of bidder restrictions on AT&T and Verizon claim that bidding by the more...


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