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2014-07-10 08:32:42

Data Obtained via Freedom of Information Act Shows Urgent Need for Indoor Location Accuracy Requirements Proposed by FCC WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data obtained from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) show that nine out of ten wireless 9-1-1 calls made in D.C. in the first half of 2013 were delivered without the accurate location information needed to find callers who are lost, confused, unconscious or...

Dish Asks FCC To Pause Review Of Softbank-Sprint Merger
2013-01-18 05:16:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dish Network has asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to pause its review of Softbank´s proposed $20 billion acquisition of Sprint as the satellite television provider moves to acquire Clearwire, a company in which Sprint holds a slightly greater than 50% stake. The details behind Dish´s move are somewhat complex. Japanese mobile carrier Softbank acquired a 70 percent stake in Sprint in October. Sprint...

FCC Head Pushes For Plan To Auction Airwaves
2012-01-12 12:41:57

On Wednesday, the chief regulator of the U.S. telecommunications industry Julius Genachowski claimed that he had the support of senators on both sides of the political aisle to push forward with the so-called “incentive” auctions of wireless spectrum without legislative restrictions. As chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Genachowski wants legislators to allow his agency the unrestricted authority to offer broadcasters a financial reward for giving...

2011-06-22 13:08:00

MOLINE, Ill., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Deere & Company said today that a proposal under consideration by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) jeopardizes use of the Global Positioning System (GPS) in agriculture and construction equipment. Deere is a member of the Coalition to Save Our GPS, which today released a study reporting the potential of a direct negative impact on the U.S. economy of $96 billion if the proposal before the FCC gains final approval. The FCC had...

2011-04-14 12:22:00

LAS VEGAS, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week Adaptrum, a Silicon Valley-based company that delivers broadband wireless access solutions, demonstrated commercially ready "white space" wireless broadband technology at Microsoft's show booth at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Both companies have been active in researching and developing technologies and solutions that enable wireless devices to unlock...

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