News tagged with television broadcasters

Melding Wi-Fi with digital TV 'white space'

Rice University researchers have won a $1.8 million federal grant for one of the nation's first, real-world tests of wireless communications technology that uses a broad spectral range -- including dormant broadcast television ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Telecom
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Government appeals ruling on FCC indecency rule

(AP) -- Federal regulators are appealing a recent court decision that struck down a 2004 government policy that says broadcasters can be fined for allowing even a single curse word on live television.

dateAug 26, 2010 in Telecom
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Multimedia search without detours

Finding a particular song or video is often no easy matter. Manually assigned metadata may be incorrect, and the unpacking of compressed data can slow up the search. DIVAS, a multimedia search engine, uses digital fingerprints ...

dateApr 02, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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Regulators propose grant program for public safety

(AP) -- Federal regulators will recommend that Congress devote up to $16 billion over 10 years to pay for a nationwide wireless broadband network that would allow police officers, firefighters and other emergency workers ...

dateFeb 25, 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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Cisco going from Internet plumber to platform

Cisco chief executive John Chambers said Tuesday that the computer switching colossus is changing from the Internet's "plumber" to a platform and provider of products for online work and leisure.

dateDec 08, 2009 in Business
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