News tagged with broadband wireless

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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Divided FCC adopts rules to protect Web traffic (Update)

(AP) -- Federal regulators adopted new rules Tuesday to keep the companies that control the Internet's pipelines from restricting what their customers do online or blocking competing services, including online calling applications ...

dateDec 21, 2010 in Telecom
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Feds propose shifting airwaves to broadband

(AP) -- Federal officials looking for more airwaves to deliver wireless broadband services are recommending that the government reallocate a sizeable chunk of radio spectrum currently used for weather satellites and naval ...

dateNov 15, 2010 in Telecom
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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 rules that have ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Telecom
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