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Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 20--The next generation of wireless devices will enable users to text or tweet 911, but emergency service centers won't be able to receive those messages without expensive upgrades, and the state has an outdated, "horse and buggy" system for paying 911 costs, officials said.
Modern technology is helping offer communications tools to low-income deaf-blind individuals.
The Federal Communications Commission chairman described spectrum as "a finite public resource" in a blog post Friday.
At Purple Communications, Annette Quiroga, left, call-center manager, demonstrates the video relay service as she signs to video interpreter Priya May. "You have a customer using sign language contacting you with the Purple VRS system," May, 31, spoke into a headset to the man who picked up at Seattle's MOD Pizza.
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The desert of Nevada has been invaded by what some may describe as a UFO given their close proximity to the infamous Area 51 , but you can relax, there are no little gray men, no UFO and no invasion, it's only Google and their Project Loon high altitude technology platforms doing a little testing.
As American troops pull out of Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States is leaving behind thousands of interpreters and fixers to live with countrymen who view them as traitors, writes Paul Solotaroff in Men's Journal .
The proposed merger between cable giants Comcast and Time Warner is a hotly contested issue in Congress, and angers flared again at a recent Senate hearing on the merger last week.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will reserve a significant amount of spectrum in its upcoming auctions of the television band for unlicensed uses such as Wi-Fi, agency officials said Friday.
Telestream is the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions.
The Pulaski community could be looking at countywide connectivity with a new grant that will be made available by the Federal Communications Commission .
The Federal Communications Commission recently issued an Internet Protocol Technology Transitions Order, inviting trial experiments on the transition from a telephone-based network to an Internet-based one.
Google has expanded its Project Loon tests to the Nevada desert and, for the first time, into licensed radio spectrum.
A possible merger between Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc could prompt U.S. regulators to rewrite rules they are now weighing for a 2015 auction of airwaves, according to sources familiar with the proposed regulations.
Dave Schaeffer, the founder and chief executive of Cogent Communications, has emerged as one of the most outspoken opponents of Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and his $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable.