diTii.com Digital News Hub

Sign up with your email address to be the first to know about latest news and more.

I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp (more information)

Tag Archives Spectrum

New Personalized Contact Options Page in AdSense Help Center for Select Accounts

New contact options page, troubleshooters, and specialized contact forms available to all AdSense publishers with approved account. DFA navigating road to Consolidated Buying Platform (Webinar video). 2013 CSI open.

Pegatron Corp. Sign Android Patent Agreement with Microsoft; Cambridge Consortium Completes TV White Spaces Trial; Xbox LIVE Gets New Partners for TV-Like Advertising

Microsoft and Pegatron Signs Android Patent Microsoft and Pegatron Signs Android Patent

Microsoft and Pegatron Corp. have signed a patent agreement that provides coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for a broad array of Pegatron products including eReaders, smartphones and tablets running the Android or Chrome platforms.

Although the contents of the agreement have not been disclosed, the parties indicate that Microsoft …

Cambridge TV White Spaces Trial Exploring Anytime, Anywhere Connectivity Will Explore Better Use of Broadcast Spectrum

With more than five billion cell phones and a growing “Internet of Things,” the demands we’re placing on spectrum have run headlong into the traditional ways that society regulates and allocates spectrum use, based on approaches that’re nearly a century old. This’s an issue that goes well beyond dropped cell phone calls, and can’t be …

FCC Order Designates Nine Companies Including Google As TV Bands Database Administrators

Google says “We’re one step closer to a world with “super Wi-Fi.” In an order released yesterday afternoon, the FCC conditionally designated nine companies, including Google, as administrators for a white spaces database and outlined some important ground rules for its operation.”

Before inventors can start to introduce new products and services on …

CSIRO and Microsoft Research Eyes Set on White-spaces, Developed ‘NGARA, WhiteFi’ Respectively

Australian government’s scientific research body CSIRO, has successfully field-tested a new wireless broadband technology using existing TV antenna infrastructure for rural areas. The “Ngara” system field-test in outback Australia yielded a data-rate of 12 megabits per second (1.5MB/s) at a range up to 8.1km (5 miles) using just one channel of a soon-to-be decommissioned 7MHz …

T-Mobile Disses Apple and AT&T Via “American’s Largest 4G Network” Ad Campaign [Video]

T-Mobile USA has launched a new slogan, “American’s largest 4G network”, features a woman as “T-Mobile myTouch 4G” and a man who calls himself the “iPhone 4”. The advertising campaign attacks AT&T and Apple’s iPhone 4 for only allowing video calls over Wi-Fi.

T-Mobile’s claims are bold as HSPA+ isn’t considered …

Google’s Proposal for Improving Internet in Haiti

In the nearly ten months since the Haiti earthquake, Google has engaged with and learned a lot about the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. At the request of Clinton Foundation, and with some input from Inveneo, “Google recently came up with some ideas for improving …

AT&T 4G-capable ‘USBConnect Adrenaline and USBConnect Shockwave’ LaptopConnect Devices

AT&T has introduced the first LaptopConnect devices that’ll support the HSPA+ or LTE network technologies. The first LTE-capable device will be “USBConnect Adrenaline” from LG, and the first device supporting HSPA+ will be USBConnect Shockwave from Sierra Wireless.

USBConnect Adrenaline can be used on AT&T 3G network right now, but will support LTE …

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Vote On White Spaces

“FCC adopted final technical rules related to white spaces – the empty airwaves between broadcast TV channels – that we believe will pave the way for “Wi-Fi on steroids.” Today’s order finally sets the stage for the next generation of wireless technologies to emerge, and is an important victory for Internet users across the country. …

Verizon’s 4G ‘The Cutting Edge of Mobile Greatness’ Teaser Launched

Verizon posted up a teaser page for its new LTE network. The website gives little detail about the actual roll of its 4G network in 2010. “Verizon describes the service as “Limitless. Powerful. Revolutionary.”. Most interesting about that statement is the limitless part as Verizon has been rumored to be introducing data buckets in the …

Microsoft Tests Powerful Internet Access Using ‘White Spaces’

Microsoft’s preparing to introduce powerful new wireless Internet networks to be deployed on unused television airwaves or “white spaces” in the U.S. Dan Reed, Microsoft’s cvp, said that after the FCC finalizes its rules for the use of “white-spaces” TV spectrum, devices that use the spectrum could be widely available for consumers within two to …

Spectrum Bridge, Hocking Valley Community Hospital, and Google Begin TV White Spaces Trial In Logan, Ohio

The Spectrum Bridge, Hocking Valley Community Hospital, and Google have teamed up to deploy a broadband network using the TV white spaces. To prevent interference with other signals, the network is using Spectrum Bridge’s real-time TV white spaces database (to determine TV white spaces availability at any location, check …

TV White Spaces On the Verge of Realizing its Broadband Potential, FCC

On Sep 3r, FCC took an important step in making innovative wireless broadband services, devices and apps available to consumers. The Commissioners are now in process of finalizing policies to allow vacant channels in television bands (“TV white spaces”) to be used for wireless broadband.

Microsoft has been working on technology to make …

Microsoft to proivde Wi-Fi using “White-Fi” Technology


Microsoft researchers tested a new
protocol, called White Fi, using the
device shown here.

Microsoft with researchers from Harvard University have developed a breakthrough technology which allow using of  “whitespace” spectrum for wireless broadband networking. White spaces’re the portions of the unlicensed spectrum that’s between the parts …

FCC passed “White Space”

 By a vote of 5-0, the FCC formally agreed to open up the “white spaces” spectrum — the unused airwaves between broadcast TV channels — for wireless broadband service for the public. This is a clear victory for Internet users and anyone who wants good wireless communications, noted Larry Page …