Recent Posts tagged with wireless spectrum

EchoStar Targets Wireless Spectrum with Hughes Acquisition

EchoStar Corp. has announced plans to acquire all of the outstanding equity of satellite technology provider Hughes Communications and its subsidiaries.  The $2 billion transaction includes Hughes’ main operating subsidiary, Hughes Network Systems, as well as Hughes debt, which is expected to be refinanced in connection with the transaction. The deal marks yet another chapter […]  More

FCC Extends Deadline for Spectrum Comments

The FCC has given broadcasters’ spectrum lobby group four more days to comment on who or what will be responsible for identifying open channels between DTV stations for use by unlicensed devices. According to Broadcasting & Cable, the deadlines were moved from Feb. 3 (comments) and Feb. 18 (reply comments) to Feb. 9 and 24, […]  More

NFL Supports Spectrum Bill to Protect Wireless Mics

The NFL has thrown its support toward those strongly backing the bill to protect wireless microphones from interference with unlicensed wireless services. These wireless mics share bandwidth with TV stations and, since the FCC approved their use in the so-called white spaces between channels, with unlicensed wireless devices including laptops and so-called smart radios. According […]  More

House Committee Approves Spectrum Evaluation Bills

The House Communications Subcommittee has approved two bills by voice vote that would help the government get a better idea of who is using spectrum and how effectively. The Radio Spectrum Inventory Act (HR 3125) and the Spectrum Relocation Improvement Act (HR 3019) will require the FCC and National Telecommunications & Information Administration to identify […]  More

Shure Extends 700 MHz Rebate to Support Transition

In anticipation of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) order that the operation of wireless microphones, in-ear monitors, and related equipment in the 700 MHz band will not be permitted after June 12, Shure has reaffirmed its commitment to support and assist wireless system users with the transition. In addition to offering technical guidance and assistance […]  More

Password must contain the following:

A lowercase letter

A capital (uppercase) letter

A number

Minimum 8 characters