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Samsung takes first 5G steps with advanced antenna

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Samsung Electronics plans to use advanced antennas to boost the bandwidth in mobile networks by what it said was "several tens of Gbps per base station", but the improved bandwidth won't be commercially available until 2020. The company said it can now transmit data at up to 1.056Gbps over...
Samsung takes first 5G steps with advanced antenna

Lights out for LightSquared?

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Are the lights out for good at LightSquared? Here’s our article from the weekend about the year-long saga for investor Philip Falcone and LightSquared. The company asked the FCC last week to help it swap its L-band spectrum for other airwaves that don’t have GPS interference issues. Read full article...
Lights out for LightSquared?
'Fastest ever' 110Mbps SoftBank 4G mobile router out in Japan this fall

Why You Should Regret LightSquared's Setbacks

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LightSquared is a new wireless carrier that has been trying to launch a wholesale 4G network across the USA. Funded by private equity firm Harbinger Capital, it sought to re-purpose satellite communication frequencies to build a nationwide cellular-satellite hybrid network, and then re-sell the network capacity to other brands. In...
Why You Should Regret LightSquared's Setbacks

Verizon Says It Will Sell Some Spectrum if It's Allowed to Buy Other Spectrum

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iStockphoto | italianestro Verizon Wireless said on Tuesday that it will sell some of its vast spectrum holdings. Well, at least it will if it gets regulatory approval for a pending deal to acquire a bunch more spectrum from the cable companies. The carrier said it will sell off all...
Verizon Says It Will Sell Some Spectrum if It's Allowed to Buy Other Spectrum

AT&T circling Dish? Carrier argues against restrictions on Dish's spectrum

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AT&T (NYSE:T) said the FCC should not place restrictions on how Dish Network uses its spectrum, according to a recent filing with the FCC. The carrier's position could reflect interest by AT&T in Dish's airwaves. In a Jan. 26 filing with the FCC, AT&T also said that Dish should be...
AT&T circling Dish? Carrier argues against restrictions on Dish's spectrum

LightSquared wants FCC to force GPS standards

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LightSquared has asked the Federal Communications Commission to consider new regulations for GPS devices to avoid interference with the startup's 4G network. The company has continued to argue that the GPS industry is to blame for the lingering interference issues, as GPS receivers lack sufficient signal filters to avoid being...
LightSquared wants FCC to force GPS standards

Ergen Bids $2 Billion for LightSquared Spectrum

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Satellite mogul Charlie Ergen bid $2 billion for certain spectrum from LightSquared Inc., the wireless venture spearheaded by financier Philip Falcone that is currently navigating bankruptcy proceedings, said people familiar with the offer. Mr. Ergen, the chairman of satellite-TV operator Dish Network Corp., made the offer to LightSquared on Wednesday,...
Ergen Bids $2 Billion for LightSquared Spectrum

AT&T buys 700MHz mobile sprectrum from Verizon for $1.9 billion to boost its US LTE deployment

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In a move to further boost its 4G LTE deployment in the US, AT&T has acquired a batch of 700 MHz B band spectrum from its major rival Verizon in a $1.9 billion cash deal. AT&T says that the 700 MHz licenses will cover more than 42 million people across 18...
AT&T buys 700MHz mobile sprectrum from Verizon for $1.9 billion to boost its US LTE deployment
We’re not out of spectrum. Let’s talk terahertz

Sprint extends lifeline to LightSquared until mid-March

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Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) gave wholesale LTE provider LightSquared until mid-March to get FCC approval to launch service on its planned terrestrial network, giving LightSquared a little more time to resolve GPS interference issues with regulators. Sprint had previously extended its deadline from the end of 2011 until Jan. 31. Last...
Sprint extends lifeline to LightSquared until mid-March
T-Mobile preps for 2013 LTE rollout with AT&T's spectrum and equipment from Ericsson, Nokia Siemens
AT&T snaps up 700 MHz B band spectrum from Verizon for $1.9B in cash

FCC to review the relative value of low, high, and super-high spectrum licenses

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According to the Wall Street Journal, the FCC is reviewing the rules it has for spectrum license ownership, particularly on how much spectrum any one company can hold.The FCC is considering reworking them because they do not currently account for the properties of different frequencies of spectrum. There are three...
FCC to review the relative value of low, high, and super-high spectrum licenses
AT&T snaps up 700 MHz B band spectrum from Verizon for $1.9B in cash
LightSquared to FCC: You owe us spectrum
Verizon Wireless to conduct LTE spectrum sale
FCC avoiding LightSquared mistakes with Dish

Miscellaneous policy news

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The space policy news cycle—such as it is—has been dominated in the last week by developments in the Republican presidential race, thanks to speeches and debate appearances by the major candidates. However, there are a few other things that have taken place during the last week worth mentioning: The Obama...
Miscellaneous policy news
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