News tagged with broadband wireless

Obama administration seeks more wireless spectrum

(AP) -- The Obama administration is calling on federal regulators to make more radio spectrum available for wireless Internet services to compete with broadband plans provided by the major phone and cable companies.

dateJan 04, 2010 in Telecom
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FCC offers early peak at national broadband plan

(AP) -- Expanding the fund that subsidizes telephone service for poor and rural communities and finding more spectrum for wireless broadband services will be key pieces of a federal plan to bring high-speed Internet connections ...

dateDec 16, 2009 in Telecom
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Cloud computing gathers steam with mobile devices

The outlook for the wireless industry is getting cloudier. Consumers have tapped into cloud computing technology for years: sending messages via Hotmail, uploading photos to Facebook or editing a spreadsheet on Google Docs ...

dateSep 30, 2009 in Internet
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New Wi-Fi Technology Using White Spaces

(PhysOrg.com) -- A wireless internet network that uses portions of the old analog TV spectrum may one day become a reality. The plans for a computer network that uses "white spaces," which are empty fragments ...

dateAug 20, 2009 in Telecom weblog
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LED lights build communication network

(PhysOrg.com) -- Imagine a world where bright, energy-sipping, cheap, durable LEDs light the world. A world where if you have enough light to see, you are connected. The University of California, Riverside ...

dateAug 04, 2009 in Engineering
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SKorea's SK Telecom profit rises 4.6 percent

South Korea's top mobile carrier SK Telecom said Tuesday net profit rose 4.6 percent year-on-year for the second quarter due to an increase in wireless Internet revenue and new subscribers.

dateJul 28, 2009 in Business
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Verizon gives free Wi-Fi to Internet customers

(AP) -- Verizon is giving some of its home broadband customers free access to thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots in airports and other public places, taking a page from competitors that already offer wireless Internet access.

dateJul 27, 2009 in Telecom
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