The FCC unveiled a proposal that hopes to bring universal broadband coverage to the nation by the end of the decade. The plan would re-appropriate funds for telephone service, to investments towards broadband infrastructure. Un-served areas could see high-speed Internet as early as next year. Read the full article at Reuters.com
[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/111007_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] The Occupy Wall Street protestors have gained large amounts of support despite a lack of traditional media coverage, after turning to social media. Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr are being used to organize supporters, document police action and bring accountability to the movement. In other news, the FCC […]
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
[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 […]
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.