News tagged with broadband wireless

Tests show wireless network could jam GPS systems

New government test results show that a proposed high-speed wireless broadband network being launched by a company called LightSquared could jam GPS systems used for aviation, public safety, military operations and other ...

Jun 11, 2011
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Facebook, Microsoft back AT&T's T-Mobile buy

Facebook, Microsoft, Oracle, Yahoo! and other technology leaders have come out in support of AT&T's proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile saying it could help meet rising demand for wireless broadband.

Jun 07, 2011
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Chinese tech giants fight over 4G phones

(AP) -- Two of China's biggest technology companies have launched a court battle in Europe over mobile phone patents in a rare public clash between firms Beijing is promoting as national champions.

May 05, 2011
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FCC adopts rules to drive wireless competition

(AP) -- Federal regulators adopted rules Thursday to drive more competition in wireless broadband as more people access the Internet using iPhones and other popular mobile devices.

Apr 07, 2011
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Planned wireless Internet network threatens GPS

A new, ultra-fast wireless Internet network is threatening to overpower GPS signals across the U.S. and interfere with everything from airplanes to police cars to consumer navigation devices.

Apr 06, 2011
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Best Buy to sell access to new wireless network

(AP) -- LightSquared, a company that's building a new nationwide wireless broadband network, says Best Buy will resell access to that network, starting with a trial early next year. ...

Mar 23, 2011
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S. Korea expands high-speed wireless coverage

South Korean telecom operator KT said Wednesday it has expanded its high-speed wireless broadband network to cover 85 percent of the population in what is already one of the world's most wired countries.

Mar 02, 2011
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New broadband map has flaws

The federal government last week finally released a national map of broadband services, but it leaves a lot to be desired.

Feb 24, 2011
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White House seeks spectrium for public safety

(AP) -- The Obama administration is throwing its support behind a plan to give a valuable chunk of radio waves to police officers, firefighters and emergency medical workers to build nationwide wireless broadband network ...

Jan 27, 2011
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LightSquared cleared to offer wireless broadband

(AP) -- Federal regulators have given a satellite start-up called LightSquared clearance to use its allotted airwaves to provide wireless broadband services that could compete with AT&T and Verizon Wireless.

Jan 26, 2011
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