Aeroflex Ltd. and Lancaster University announced the inauguration of the Aeroflex Wireless Broadband Laboratory in the University’s School of Computing and Communications at InfoLab21, Lancaster’s world-class center of excellence for research in information and communication technologies.
FCC commissioners unanimously approved a notice of proposed rulemaking seeking input on the framework of next-generation 911 (NG-911) systems that would enable multimedia access to emergency call centers and prioritization of 911 calls on commercial networks.
Dish is banking on approval given LightSquared’s success with the FCC. It wants to build out the hybrid network using 40 MHz of spectrum it acquired from the two bankrupt firms under a new subsidiary called Gamma. The initiative is similar to what LightSquared is proposing in the L-band.