News tagged with phone communications

FCC opens up unused TV signals for broadband

(AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission is opening up unused airwaves between television channels for wireless broadband networks that will be more powerful and can reach farther than today's Wi-Fi hotspots.

dateSep 23, 2010 in Telecom
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Attack on SC prison guard renews phone-jam debate

(AP) -- South Carolina authorities who have helped push for permission to block cell phone signals inside prisons say an officer in charge of keeping out contraband was nearly killed at his home - in an attack planned with ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Telecom
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Government report: 4 cos. control wireless market

(AP) -- Consolidation over the past decade has left just four big carriers in control of 90 percent of the wireless market, making it harder for small and regional companies to compete, according to a government report released ...

dateAug 26, 2010 in Telecom
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Iridium to launch new telecom satellites

US-based Iridium Communications Wednesday announced plans to launch a new fleet of satellites for global voice and data communications with Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX).

dateJun 16, 2010 in Telecom
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