FCC: All Phones Need GPS by 2018


The FCC wants all phones to have GPS by 2018 to aid 911 emergency responses. The FCC mobile gave manufacturers an eight-year timetable to create location-capable handsets starting in 2010. The FCC is aiming for 85% of carriers’ users to have a GPS-enabled device by 2018. Read the full article at PCMag.com

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 6, 2011

[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/111006_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Steve Jobs, former CEO and Co-Founder of Apple, has passed away. He was a visionary responsible for transforming the consumer electronics industry and ushered in a new era of digital innovation. From running one of the most successful companies in history to his ability to think outside […]


FCC Files Net Neutrality Laws


The FCC has filed and published official net neutrality laws that will go into effect on November 20th. The plan will most likely become sidelined by a bevy of lawsuits from telecomm providers. Regulations still don’t stop mobile providers from throttling connections.

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 23, 2011

[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/110923_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Facebook announced even more plans to transform your profile page. In weeks, Facebook will roll out a new feature called the Timeline, which shares your images, videos and activities in an interactive collage. New Facebook apps will also let you share music and movies with friends. In […]


The Cost of Better 911

The FCC is issuing a proposal that hopes to bring our antiquated emergency services hotline into the 21st century. Plans to upgrade 911 to accept text messages and video have been in the works, but costs outlined in the proposal are holding it back. The FCC estimates it would cost $2.68 billion and ten years […]