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Tech companies laud FCC white-space decision

Following the FCC's decision to vote on white-space on Nov. 4, industry players are applauding the decision, and one researcher from Philips said the company could have white-space devices ready in a

All bets on wireless – for now

If you are have some spare change to invest, or you're building a name in Washington D.C. for future career options, wireless is the place to be at this moment. Since the dot.bomb bubble, venture

FCC to vote on Verizon-Alltel, Sprint-Clearwire mergers

The FCC is expected to vote on the proposed $28.1 billion Verizon Wireless-Alltel merger as well as the Sprint-Clearwire deal, which will create the new Clearwire, when it meets on Nov. 4. These

FCC set to vote on white-space issue Nov. 4

The FCC's Office of Engineering Technology (OET) released a report stating white-space devices with geolocation and sensing technologies could be used with some conditions without interference to

FCC hopes to vote on white-space on Nov. 4

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is seeking an Election Day vote by the commission on white-space, bringing to a head a long-running debate over whether white-space should be

FCC plans intercarrier fee rule changes

The Federal Communications Commission is considering an overhaul of the system of fees that phone companies pay to each other when they connect calls from one another's network. The rule changes,

FCC considers intercarrier fee, USF changes

Intercarrier compensation and the Universal Service Fund are making their semi-annual visits to the top of the Federal Communications Commission's to-do list. This time around, FCC Chairman Kevin

IPTV gets its VueKey

The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) has completed tests of VueKey, a device that provides authorization for digital set-top boxes and related products. It is an adaptation

xG Technology scores infrastructure deal for WiMAX rival technology

Florida startup xG Technology, which has developed a low-power, long-range broadband technology called xMAX technology, said it has obtained an infrastructure contract to deploy its technology, which

FCC: AWS-3 band won't interfere with T-Mobile's WCDMA network

Much to the chagrin of T-Mobile, FCC's Office of Engineering has tentatively concluded that services operating in the proposed AWS-3 band can co-exist with T-Mobile's WCDMA network that uses the