Posts Tagged ‘Wi-Max’

Russia’s Telecom Regulator Changes Policy on Wi-Max Frequencies

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, International, Mobile Broadband, Wireless July 9th, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2010 – Russia’s telecommunications regulator Roskomnadzor this week reversed its longstanding policy requiring that frequencies allocated for Wimax not be used in the development of other technology. This move comes as Russian Wimax operator Scartel and Russian national operator Rostelecom announce their plans to invest in super-speedy LTE (long-term evolution) technology using old radio frequencies, a plan which Roskomnadzor had previously squashed.

Wireless Can Solve 'Last Mile' Competition Problem, McDowell Tells Senators

FCC, National Broadband Plan June 16th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2009 – Robust competition and expanded wireless services will be fundamental pieces of the Federal Communications Commission’s national broadband plan, Commissioner Robert McDowell told members of the Senate Commerce Committee Tuesday. McDowell appeared before the committee as it considered his nomination for a second term on the agency.

New Feature: This Week in Mobile Broadband

Premium Content, Wireless June 14th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2009 – Today, unveils a new feature, “This Week in Mobile Broadband,” written by Alex Tcherkassky, a Washington-based reporter for with a strong background in the wireless industry.

NTIA Commenters Say Broadband Projects Should Meet Multiple Needs

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, NTIA Comments April 4th, 2009

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2009 – Among the commentators weighing in on the Commerce Department’s broadband technologies grants on April 1, several suggested that programs should be able to meet multiple needs as part of the $7.2 billion in broadband stimulus funds being offered.

U.S. Broadband Better Than Reflected in OECD Study, Says FCC Commissioner

Broadband Data July 14th, 2008

WASHINGTON, July 14 – A study about broadband adoption by the Phoenix Center is a better gage of United States deployment than the higher-profile reports of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a Republican Federal Communications Commissioner said Monday.

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