Monthly Archives: May 2014

Report: It Will Cost $3.2 Billion To Upgrade Schools To Wireless Internet – WLRN

To meet requirements for online testing and digital instruction, schools are considering laptop carts like this for classrooms.

alicegop / Flickr To meet requirements for online testing and digital instruction, schools are considering laptop carts like this for classrooms. President Barack Obama’s proposal to equip nearly every school with high-speed wireless Internet will cost $800 million per year — $3.2 billion total by the 2018 deadline — according to a new estimate given to the ...

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Congressional leaders ask FCC to Streamline Wireless Broadband Infrastructure … – The Viodi View

On May 29th, House Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to streamline the approval process for upgrading existing wireless facilities.  The letter asks Mr. Wheeler for clarification of Section 6409(a) – the spectrum provisions of the Middle Class ...

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Letting Sprint Buy T-Mobile Will Fix Broadband Competition, According To … – The Consumerist

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(Will Middelaer) Yesterday at the Code Conference, Sprint chairman Masayoshi Son spoke about the (terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad) state of internet service in the United States. But there was a distinctly self-serving undercurrent to Son’s speech. As GigaOm reports, the clear implication behind Son’s “well-received” speech was that regulators should be happy to bless a merger ...

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BOE trustee wants wireless internet access at the Elmwood Park Public Library – NorthJersey.com

Elmwood Park Board of Education Trustee Daniel Golabek introduced a resolution at a May 20 meeting requesting that the Elmwood Park Public Library install wireless internet access in order for students and faculty to use the district-provided iPads and their own laptops in the library after school operating hours. The Elmwood Park Public Library, unlike many ...

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IoT Market Research Reports: Technology, Application, M2M & Semiconductor … – MarketWatch

DALLAS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- DALLAS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers Internet of Things (IoT) market research reports for 2014 - 2020 with analysis of IoT technology, application, M2M communication market as well as semiconductor wireless sensor IoT industry. The Internet of Things Technology and Application Market by Communication Technology (ZigBee, Z-Wave, ...

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Ofcom moves to secure DTT & boost mobile broadband – IPTV News

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News Ofcom moves to secure DTT & boost mobile broadband By Thomas Campbell May 28th, 2014 Tweet Ofcom has today published plans to safeguard the future of digital terrestrial TV while ensuring the UK can meet the growing demand for mobile broadband. The proposals in today’s consultation would mean viewers continue to have the free to view TV services ...

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Cape Town set for $20m broadband budget – HumanIPO

Cape Town executive mayor Patricia de Lille has announced a proposed budget of ZAR216 million (US$20.6 million) for the continued deployment of broadband services in the city. De Lille was speaking at a Special Council Meeting for the tabling of the city’s draft budget. She said in total the proposed operating expenditure budget is approximately ZAR28 billion ...

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