Federal regulators have granted a Virginia company called LightSquared a two-week extension to report on recent tests that aimed to determine whether its proposed high-speed wireless broadband network would cripple GPS systems around the country.
New government test results show that a proposed high-speed wireless broadband network being launched by a company called LightSquared could jam GPS systems used for aviation, public safety, military operations and other uses.
Verizon's FiOS service is often advertised as an "express lane" for computer users, versus the traffic-jammed other services from competitors. While I've had nominal FiOS service for the past three years, at a cost of $39.99 per month, the firm recently offered a test of its super-speed service, something that, if purchased, would add about $250 per month to my bill.
Top executives from AT&T and T-Mobile USA faced off against top officials from Sprint Nextel and Cellular South on Capitol Hill Wednesday as lawmakers considered whether AT&T's proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile would produce better mobile service for consumers or crush competition in the wireless industry.
The U.S. government and local authorities will soon be able to reach people directly on their cellphones to warn them of imminent danger or alert them about missing children _ even in the middle of a widespread emergency that overloads communications systems as happened after the Sept. 11 attacks, officials said Tuesday.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski on Wednesday offered a strong defense of his agency's new Internet traffic regulations in the face of questioning from skeptical Republican lawmakers.
Sprint Nextel Corp. on Thursday said it added more wireless subscribers in the first quarter than it has in five years, mainly on cheap service plans, as its turnaround continued despite the new threat of Verizon's iPhone.
Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder refiled a defamation lawsuit against the Washington City Paper on Tuesday, marking a change in strategy by the billionaire businessman.
Home sellers are told by their Realtors to spruce up the outside of their property and declutter the inside to appeal to buyers, but it is obvious the owners of the home at 2303 Nottingham St. in Arlington needed no such reminders.