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Google to bring net access to Africa using blimps, masts and satellites

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Search giant to bring wi-fi to remote African regions in emerging markets wi-fi roll-outGoogle is planning to develop high-speed wireless networks in sub-Saharan Africa with the help of high-altitude balloons that can transmit signals across hundreds of square miles.The internet search giant is already running high-speed fibre networks in Utah,...
Google to bring net access to Africa using blimps, masts and satellites

Daily Report: Big Trouble for a Broadband Plan

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The Federal Communications Commission said that a proposal by a company called LightSquared to build a wireless broadband network should be shelved because it interferes with GPS technology, Edward Wyatt reports in Wednesday's New York Times....
Daily Report: Big Trouble for a Broadband Plan
Hands on: Verizon's Jetpack LTE Mobile Hotspot 890L is fast
Verizon board blasts shareholder vote on wireless net neutrality

Happy Valentine's Day: US government breaks up with LightSquared

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said today that it will not approve LightSquared's proposal to build a national 4G-LTE network, after testing showed that the network would interfere with most existing GPS devices. The decision came swiftly after the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) today warned the FCC that...
Happy Valentine's Day: US government breaks up with LightSquared

Sprint to Take Control of Clearwire

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Sprint Nextel Corp. is set to gain control of partner Clearwire Corp. without an acquisition, people familiar with the matter said, a deal that will clarify a long-dysfunctional relationship that became a central issue in the No. 3 U.S. carrier’s $20 billion acquisition by Japan’s Softbank Corp. Clearwire, a wireless...
Sprint to Take Control of Clearwire

LightSquared strums up political support

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LightSquared is rallying its political supporters together as it fights to get approval to build its wireless broadband network from the FCC....
LightSquared strums up political support

How fast is 4G wireless broadband in the UK? A tester reveals

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The fastest service imaginable in a McDonalds, in a pub, and on a No.25 bus comes when you connect to O2's experimental 4G LTE wireless broadband networkTrefor Davies is chief technology officer of Timico, and one of the people who last year pushed the idea that the UK needed to...
How fast is 4G wireless broadband in the UK? A tester reveals
Google Launches TV White Spaces Trial In South Africa

FCC paves way for Dish 4G LTE network

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The FCC today addressed a series of wireless spectrum issues on Wednesday including one that will allow Dish to build a 4G LTE wireless broadband network. [Read more]...
FCC paves way for Dish 4G LTE network

FCC May Kill LightSquared's Plans for Wireless Revolution

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LightSquared wants to build a wireless broadband network but the FCC says tests show that GPS devices are being affected....
FCC May Kill LightSquared's Plans for Wireless Revolution

SEC sides with Beastie Boys' Mike D, says AT&T must allow shareholder vote on net neutrality

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Michael Diamond may be best known as Mike D of the Beastie Boys, but he's also an AT&T shareholder, and he's now played a central role in forcing a shareholder vote on net neutrality. He, along with his wife Tamra Davis and John P. Silva of Silva Artist Management...
SEC sides with Beastie Boys' Mike D, says AT&T must allow shareholder vote on net neutrality

Verizon Wireless launches LTE-based home broadband: $60 gets you 10GB

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Today, Verizon Wireless introduced a brand new broadband service: LTE-based home broadband internet. Called “HomeFusion Broadband,” the new service uses a specialized device that is professionally installed and connected to a separate router to offer internet service in a house.The service is what many in the industry call “fixed mobile...
Verizon Wireless launches LTE-based home broadband: $60 gets you 10GB

NVIDIA teams up with Intellectual Ventures to buy 500 wireless patents

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Intellectual Ventures, the massive patent holding and licensing corporation, has partnered with processor maker NVIDIA to jointly acquire approximately 500 patents from wireless broadband prioneer IPWireless. The set of patents that was acquired was developed and owned by IPWireless, and the portfolio comprises hundreds of patents in the wireless communications...
NVIDIA teams up with Intellectual Ventures to buy 500 wireless patents

Lawmakers want FCC to bail out LightSquared with military spectrum

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A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants the Federal Communications Commission to salvage LightSquared's seemingly doomed plan to build a 4G LTE network by letting the company trade its spectrum for more suitable airwaves controlled by the Department of Defense. "We ask the FCC to conduct a thorough and thoughtful review...
Lawmakers want FCC to bail out LightSquared with military spectrum
Verizon comes out strong against wireless net neutrality vote

Finally, some good news for LightSquared

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The FCC has given LightSquared the go-ahead to test a spectrum-sharing plan with a government agency as the company continues to fight to build its nationwide wireless broadband network. [Read more]...
Finally, some good news for LightSquared
LightSquared plans to lay off 45% of its staff
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