Access and Adoption

FCC: Creating a “Model City” to test spectrum sharing technologies

Posted on by Jose Mas

Interesting read written by the Chief of the FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology. Today, the FCC’s Office of Engineering & Technology (OET) and the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a Joint Public Notice that seeks input on … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur: Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million

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Google has snapped up Skybox Imaging, which provides high-resolution satellite images, for $500 million in cash. For now, the acquisition allows the tech giant to improve the quality of the images used in its digital maps, but this definitely plays into … Continue reading

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Can Mobile Phone Use Combat Illiteracy?

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According to a recent study conducted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), mobile phones are positioned to combat illiteracy at a global level.  This rings particularly true for the world’s underdeveloped nations, where mobile devices are … Continue reading

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Why a Comcast merger could be good for TWC customers

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Interesting take on Comcast’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable.  How can one of the biggest mergers in the cable market ever be a good thing for consumers? CNET’s Marguerite Reardon explains. As reported on CNET: Time Warner Cable CEO … Continue reading

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Comcast to Continue Connecting Families to Broadband with Internet Essentials

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According to a report by CNET, Comcast has decided to extend its subsidized broadband program beyond its June 2014 commitment. The program, started back in 2011 as part of its conditions for its merger with NBC Universal, has connected over … Continue reading

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