News tagged with broadband wireless

LightSquared gets extension for GPS test results

Federal regulators have granted a Virginia company called LightSquared a two-week extension to report on recent tests that aimed to determine whether its proposed high-speed wireless broadband network would cripple GPS systems ...

dateJun 16, 2011 in Telecom
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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 ...

dateJun 11, 2011 in Telecom
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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.

dateJun 07, 2011 in Telecom
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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.

dateMay 05, 2011 in Telecom
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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.

dateMar 02, 2011 in Telecom
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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.

dateFeb 24, 2011 in Telecom
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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 ...

dateJan 27, 2011 in Telecom
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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.

dateJan 26, 2011 in Telecom
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