Monthly Archives: February 2012

Indian telecom market is very dynamic and differs a lot from Europe

Travel report part one (of five): Characteristics of the Indian telecom market Bengt G Mölleryd at PTS and Jan Markendahl at Wireless@KTH visited India for almost two weeks during the second half of February 2012. Besides presenting papers on spectrum … Continue reading

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Shortage of mobile spectrum – or is it just finding the right price?

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski again got on the data avalanche bandwagon in a recent Fortune interview  and declared a “major spectrum crisis”. In the figure to the left, the FCC has calculated the projected “spectrum deficit”. These figures of course … Continue reading

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“Lights out for LightSquared”

“There is no practical way to mitigate the potential interference at this time”, says the NTIA in a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski about LightSquared’s 1.5 GHz LTE terrestrial network interference to GPS receivers.  LightSquare had been granted  a … Continue reading

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“WhiteFi” now launched in Wilmington, NC

“WhiteFi” or “Super WiFi” also know as Wireless LANs using TV-spectrum is now in commercial deployment.  In the city of Wilmington, NC, a company called Spectrum Bridge has deployed a network that provides the public with Internet access in local … Continue reading

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