First things first, my apologies for sharing December’s links only now! The start of the year was pretty hectic for me, with very happy news on the personal side and more than work that I could hope for. Things are…
As anticipated, the FCC adopted at its February 23 meeting a rule change to ease FM translator siting restrictions for AM owners. (The FCC signaled previously that such a change was forthcoming by releasing a draft decision three weeks before the meeting at which the item was voted upon. That release was part of an … Continue Reading
The “Financial Times” has reported that the heads of Britain’s two largest broadband companies have written to Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond arguing that the business rates regime is “not fit for purpose.” BT and Virgin Media say that they are facing an increased bill of £1.3 billion over the next five years as […]
News this week included 5G tests, a new Wi-Fi spec, mobile video popularity and smart mobility efforts.
Here's a quick roundup of news from the metro and colo spaces:... [visit site to read more]
TPL Maps, Pakistan’s first indigenously designed mapping service has signed an agreement with Travly, a local startup providing transportation and logistics service, whereby TPL Maps will become the official navigator for Travly’s drivers. Show More Summary
Mobile operator EE is planning to use balloons and drone to to provide coverage to rural communications in certain circumstances. EE expects to launch its first “helikite” – a mobile broadcast site tethered to helium balloons – later this year and the company is also preparing to deliver coverage via drones, although that project is […]
This is the text version of the presentation I showed on Crowdcast with SmartCAT (video available here). It is based on the notes I took to prepare for the webinar, hence the disjointed writing style. Still hope you will find…
The rationale for shared infrastructure is simple: Service providers and carriers increasingly seek to offer both wireless and wired services.
The FCC has adopted its anticipated Notice of Proposed Rule Making looking toward allowing television broadcasters to transition from the present ATSC 1.0 technical standard to the new, recently developed ATSC 3.0 standard. ATSC 3.0 is...Show More Summary
Wi-Fi is one of the great technological successes of our age. It gives fast, reliable data transmission by anyone for any purpose. No FCC license is needed. No single provider controls the technology. The equipment is inexpensive and available in a large, competitive marketplace. It almost always works. Was it too good to last? We … Continue Reading