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What FCC's waiver decision means for AM revitalization efforts



The Federal Communications Commission, in denying the "Tell City waiver" that was sought to allow an FM translator to be moved, cited the "Ashbacker" equal-opportunity doctrine and said that such a de… Read More

CTIA urges USF reforms on wireless bills


  • Hill, The

CTIA said wireless carriers are unfairly subsidizing Universal Service Fund programs for delivering unrelated services such as in-home broadband and traditional wireline to underserved areas. In a fil… Read More

Thin Film CEO touts the future of flexible electronics


  • Barron's (subscription required)

Thin Film Electronics CEO Davor Sutija discusses future applications of his company's thin, flexible printed circuits in this interview. One potential use is an adult diaper that is "smart" with the a… Read More

Sony takes on Google Glass with SmartEyeglass


  • Firstpost (India)

Sony has announced that it is releasing a wearable computer similar to Google Glass and it anticipates releasing the product commercially by March. Sony's SmartEyeglass will feature a single holograph… Read More

Distributed CCAP or remote PHY: Which will cable choose?


  • Light Reading

SCTE holds its annual Cable-Tec Expo in Denver this week, and improving the performance of hybrid fiber-coaxial networks is expected to be a topic of discussion, Mari Silbey writes. Proponents will de… Read More