News tagged with wireless connectivity

FCC to expand use of Internet subsidies in schools

(AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission wants to get more bang from the federal dollars that subsidize Internet access in schools and libraries by lifting some of the restrictions that come with the funds.

Sep 21, 2010
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FCC to open up vacant TV airwaves for broadband

(AP) -- A new flavor of Wi-Fi, with longer range and wall-piercing power, could show up in wireless gadgets a year from now if the Federal Communications Commission works out the last details of new spectrum ...

Sep 13, 2010
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FCC seeks input on rules for online services

(AP) -- Federal regulators are seeking public input on what rules should apply to wireless Internet access and specialized services that aren't part of the Internet but are delivered over wired broadband connections.

Sep 01, 2010
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States ride broadband wave

Colorado is one of a number of states where state and local governments are prohibited by law from directly providing broadband service, for example, free municipal wireless connections. So a recommendation in the Federal ...

Jul 01, 2010
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German court orders wireless passwords for all

(AP) -- Germany's top criminal court ruled Wednesday that Internet users need to secure their private wireless connections by password to prevent unauthorized people from using their Web access to illegally download data.

May 12, 2010
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Sony Develops Wireless Chip Connections

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sony has recently developed a wireless chip alternative to today’s chips that use conventional pin connections. This sets new limits on how small an electronic device can be.

Apr 06, 2010 weblog
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