News tagged with broadband wireless

US regulators pull plug on LightSquared

US telecom regulators have pulled the plug on an ambitious plan to build a high-speed wireless broadband network, citing potential interference with GPS navigation devices.

dateFeb 15, 2012 in Telecom
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Clearwire slammed as CEO reportedly mulls default

(AP) -- Shares of wireless broadband network operator Clearwire Corp. plunged Friday after its chief executive told The Wall Street Journal that the company is weighing whether to make a large interest payment on Dec. 1.

dateNov 18, 2011 in Business
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Senate rejects GOP bid to overturn Internet rules

Senate Democrats on Thursday turned back a Republican attempt to repeal federal rules designed to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against those who send content and other services over their networks.

dateNov 10, 2011 in Telecom
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Wikipedia eyes India for language growth

Wikipedia on Wednesday said it was banking on growth in the mobile phone sector and increased Internet access to boost content in Indian languages ranging from Hindi to Telugu.

dateNov 09, 2011 in Internet
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Lawmakers question WHouse role in wireless project

Republican lawmakers say the White House may have tried to push through a company's proposed wireless network despite objections from the military that the project could disrupt vital satellite navigation ...

dateSep 17, 2011 in Telecom
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Dish asks FCC to let it build wireless network

(AP) -- Satellite TV broadcaster Dish Network is asking regulators to let it build a wireless broadband network. Having one would let Dish compete more effectively with cable companies that can bundle broadband and TV signals.

dateAug 23, 2011 in Telecom
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Internet frauds jump in S.Korea: police

The number of arrests linked to online fraud in South Korea, one of the world's most wired countries, increased by more than 50 percent in the past two years, police warned Wednesday.

dateJul 06, 2011 in Internet
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Tests show wireless network could harm GPS systems

Test results filed with federal regulators Thursday show that a proposed high-speed wireless broadband network being planned by a Virginia company called LightSquared could interfere with GPS systems used for everything from aviation to high-precision ti ...

dateJun 30, 2011 in Telecom
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