TAG: FCC

Indoor Navigation: Results of the FCC’s CSRIC Bay Area Trials

July 15, 2016By

Sponsored by: Hemisphere GNSS Broadcast Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013 Moderator: Alan Cameron, Editor & Publisher, GPS World Speakers: Khaled Dessouky,Ph.D,Founder and Executive Vice President, TechnoCom Corporation; Ganesh Pattabiraman, Co-Founder, President and COO, NextNav; Norm Shaw, Executive Director, Government Affairs and Business Development, Polaris Wireless; Greg Turetzky, Senior Marketing Director, Location Strategy, CSR, plc Summary: The Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability... read more

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New testbed for verifying location technologies

July 11, 2016By
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The FCC ordered that within six years, the elusive z-axis, or altitude, be added to requirements and meet accuracy standards in cases when there is no dispatchable location. read more

Prince’s death highlights 911 location issues

June 9, 2016By

By Tracy Cozzens Managing Editor Prince’s death on April 21 highlights a fatal flaw in the United States’ antiquated 911 emergency system. When you call from cell phone, 911 doesn’t automatically know where you are. 911 often can’t determine the location of an emergency, even when the call for help comes from a GPS-equipped smartphone. Often the 911 operator can only... read more

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FCC Chief ‘Confident’ Net Neutrality Rules Will Stand

September 9, 2015By

Wheeler Also Discusses Spectrum Incentive Auction on CTIA Stage As one of Super Mobility 2015’s first speakers, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler reaffirmed his support for the net neutrality rules that CTIA-The Wireless Association, the event’s host, has been fighting in court. Wheeler harkened back to his speech to this same audience last year where he received a... read more

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New LightSquared, Same Agenda, Billions at Stake

July 22, 2015By

In a late June filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Lightsquared asked the agency to reassign its spectrum licenses — which were at the root of a prolonged dispute in 2010 and 2011, and have never been fully utilized —  to a new licensee that would be wholly owned by a new company, New LightSquared. This is part of... read more

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Out in Front: Yes, We Have No Bananas

February 1, 2015By

What if the U.S. government stepped in and confiscated all your bananas? Grown foreignly, they lack proper accreditation to enter this country. That they have done so for years is no excuse. They are illegal. Those who consume said bananas engage in unlawful activity. Those who facilitate such consumption — you, in this case, whom we imagine to be a... read more

PNT Board Report: GPS Critical Infrastructure, Concern over International Signals

January 13, 2015By

Report on the 14th meeting of the National Space-based PNT Advisory Board in Washington, D.C., held December 10-11, 2014. By Ron Hatch The December meeting of the PNT Advisory Board meeting brought forth important developments and proposals for the protection of GPS as part of the U.S. critical national infrastructure. A separate presentation made by speakers from the National Telecommunications... read more

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