Also: Congress looks to revamp telecom law; Obama to place some restraints on surveillance; IEEE to study spectrum-occupancy sensing for white-spaces broadband; Major Swedish transport operator opts for Sepura TETRA radios; RFMD to partner on $70 million next-generation power grid project; NENA opens registratiuon for “911 Goes to Washington.”
Also: NYC launches website for tracking 911 response times; Oregon implements 911 on pre-paid cell phones; LightSquared wants to keep spectrum assets; Harris receives multiple government orders; FCC extends rebanding financial reconciliation deadline; Zetron gear at core of communications system upgrade; Ritron debuts wireless access control system; EWA seeks policy review of VHF vehicular repeater system deployments.
Also: Verizon, T-Mobile to swap unused spectrum to improve coverage; Internet giants oppose surveillance–but only when the government does it; FCC Chairman says incentive auction will be delayed until middle of 2015; FCC chair announces staff appointments; Alcatel-Lucent names Tim Krause as chief marketing officer; New Jersey county deploys TriTech CAD system; Toronto airport deploys 26-position Zetron console system;
Also: Many questions surround Sprint/T-Mobile merger; S.F. to get free public Wi-Fi in business district; Number of abandoned 911 calls rise in Colorado city; Codan intros two tactical repeaters; Hawaiian resort turns to Motorola to upgrade Wi-Fi offering; FCC names acting director of legislative affairs; Cassidian P25 system accepted by Colorado county; ArcGIS system selected by Vermont transit agency; Worldwide 4G LTE connections to top 2 billion within five years.
Also: Tait radio survives being run over by tank; Icom unveils HF transceiver; Verizon selects Altair LTE chipset for first branded tablet; RF Micro Devices introduces new impedance tuner; FCC’s Wheeler says incentive auction will proceed–but smaller carriers want limits on participation of AT&T and Verizon.
Saving lives a call at a time; Motorola reportedly works on phone with fingerprint sensor; EWA asks FCC to reconsider Colorado county coordination; Cambium Networks debuts point-to-point wireless broadband solution; Telrad Networks unveils WiMAX/TD-LTE dual-mode devices; Icom introduces P25 repeater targeted to public-safety sector; FCC chairman dishes on spectrum efficiency; DHS S&T adds three to compliance assessment program; Indianapolis’ cloud-based RMS from InterAct goes live