Public safety

06.08.12
US and Mexico strike public safety spectrum deal along national borders
06.08.12

US and Mexico strike public safety spectrum deal along national borders

The FCC announced today that Chairman Julius Genachowski has entered into an agreement with Mexico...

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11.30.11
Tobii looks to keep you alert by detecting when you're tweet-driving (video)
11.30.11

Tobii looks to keep you alert by detecting when you're tweet-driving (video)

Don't think you'll get caught checking the Duke score while cruisin' down the highway? Soon, yo...

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08.02.11
FCC hails spectrum alliances with Canada and Mexico, seeks to reduce border conflicts
08.02.11

FCC hails spectrum alliances with Canada and Mexico, seeks to reduce border conflicts

It's not every day that the FCC enters into new multinational agreements, so you'll have to for...

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05.10.11
PLAN emergency alert system going mobile in NYC and DC this year, nationwide in 2012
05.10.11

PLAN emergency alert system going mobile in NYC and DC this year, nationwide in 2012

If you live in the U.S., you've probably seen those anger-inducing emergency alert system test mess...

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03.10.11
FCC going after cellphone jammers, could land users in the slammer
03.10.11

FCC going after cellphone jammers, could land users in the slammer

The FCC has put a bounty on the heads of all the cellphone-hating vigilantes out there. These GPS a...

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02.22.11
Verizon dropped 10,000 emergency calls during January snowstorm in Maryland, FCC finds it 'alarming'
02.22.11

Verizon dropped 10,000 emergency calls during January snowstorm in Maryland, FCC finds it 'alarming'

Uh oh, Verizon's got itself into a bit of hot water with the old FCC. An outage during a snowstorm...

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01.25.11
FCC unanimously approves LTE standard for nationwide public safety network
01.25.11

FCC unanimously approves LTE standard for nationwide public safety network

The FCC's been looking to establish a nationwide public safety network since the early days of the i...

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07.27.10
Public safety agencies want D Block for themselves, FCC still seeking auction
07.27.10

Public safety agencies want D Block for themselves, FCC still seeking auction

The 700MHz 'D Block' has been the subject of much debate over the past few years, primarily because...

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05.07.08
Court sticks to its guns, Sprint has to vacate bandwidth by June
05.07.08

Court sticks to its guns, Sprint has to vacate bandwidth by June

It's been known for years that some of Sprint Nextel's Direct Connect spectrum causes bouts of inter...

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