Dark Clouds on the Spectrum Horizon

Ditch DoD’s Rivada Plan

November 11, 2020 0

OTI United States of Broadband Map is Fake News

US broadband is nothing to sneer at, as all of us who have taken the time to study it in depth are happy to say. Alternative fact reports targeted at naive journalists have the potential to do serious harm, so I would encourage anyone who finds OTI’s United States of Broadband remotely credible to dig a little deeper before firing off clickbait headlines. You might be a victim of fake news.

July 25, 2019 0

Sharing Federal Spectrum by Contract

Applications that can’t be supported by LTE and its progeny probably can be supported by a small number of alternative technologies that have commercial applications. So sharing by contract should be the default mode.

December 6, 2018 0

5G vs. FTTH: The End of Wire

You can count on rural networks being built out of a variety of wireless technologies in present and near future. As needs for capacity increase, signal processing systems that enable more efficient sharing will keep the rural folks ahead of the tsunami.

February 23, 2017 0

Everything You Need to Know About 5G – IEEE Spectrum

Millimeter waves, massive MIMO, full duplex, beamforming, and small cells are just a few of the technologies that could enable ultrafast 5G networks Source: Everything You Need to Know About…

February 7, 2017 0

Apple’s iPhone 7 Advances

Apple’s iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2.0 are both credible advances in their spheres, especially for those who like cameras and don’t care for wired headphones.

September 9, 2016 0

MOBILE Now: All the Spectrum We’ll Ever Need?

Mobile networks will be in good shape for spectrum for the foreseeable future if Senators John Thune (R, S. Dakota) and Bill Nelson (D, Florida) pass their MOBILE Now Act…

February 18, 2016 0

Srinivasan’s Curious Question

One the more puzzling parts of the oral arguments in the challenge to the FCC’s most recent Internet Service Provider regulations was Judge Srinivasan’s iPad question. It was a singular…

December 10, 2015 0

5G: A Revolution in Networking

A couple of weeks ago I went to the ATIS 5G Symposium in Chicago held in conjunction with the Light Reading Big Telecom Event. ATIS is the chief organization of…

June 23, 2015 0

Presenting the Technical Facts – High-Band vs. Low-Band Spectrum Deployment in Today’s Spectrum-Constrained Environment

It’s said so often that many have accepted it as a truism: “Low-band spectrum is inherently superior.  High-band is inferior, undesirable and expensive.” This is one of things that everybody…

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