Harris to buy Tyco Electronics wireless unit
Communications equipment maker Harris Corp (HRS.N) said on Thursday it agreed to buy Tyco Electronics Ltd's (TEL.N) wireless systems business for $675 million in cash, expanding its presence in the $9 billion market for land mobile radio systems.
From Reuters, April 17, 2009
Is WiMAX the Answer for Underserved Areas?
Expect to see WiMAX networks gain a rapid foothold in the Internet service business. Why? Because they're significantly cheaper to deploy than any other kind of broadband network.
From Wi-Fi Planet, April 17, 2009
WiMAX Provider Eyes Stimulus Funds
WiMAX service provider Towerstream is one of those looking to get a piece of the stimulus package action.
From Wireless Week, April 16, 2009
Meru Unveils First Video-Over-Wireless Infrastructure Solution Optimized for 802.11n Networks
Advances in Streaming Multicast and Real-time HD Video Over WLANs deliver Greater Video Effectiveness in Schools, Hospitals, Enterprises
From Meru Networks, April 14, 2009
Rural Broadband Stimulus Program Slammed in Gov’t Report
A key stimulus program to bring Internet service to rural America may not be up to the job of spending its $2.5 billion in extra funding effectively, according to a report  (PDF) released Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s inspector general.
From ProPublica, April 14, 2009
FCC Gets Going on National Broadband Plan
The FCC took the first step Wednesday in developing a comprehensive plan to give all Americans high-speed Internet access.
From Wireless week, April 09, 2009
Tropos Rolls Out 802.11n Mesh Routers
The latest in outdoor mesh routers, which the company claims can reduce latency by 50% and improve coverage by up to 20%, are aimed at businesses.
From Information week, April 08, 2009
Australian Government To Launch Broadband Network: Largest Infrastructure Project in Country's History
The Australian government today announced its intention to build a new national broadband network to connect 90 percent of homes, schools and workplaces with fiber to the premises at 100 megabits per second.
From Government Technology News, April 07, 2009
Sorting out the public comment phase
Now that we've had several public meetings to gather feedback for the upcoming stimulus grant bonanza, let's look at some of the direction that should be taking shape for NTIA and RUS (Dept of Commerce and Agriculture agencies, respectively) to disburse grants.
From Firece Broadband Wireless, April 05, 2009
FCC asks court for more time on white space rules
Commission first wants to review petitions to reconsider or change its ruling on use of unlicensed devices
From Broadcasting & Cable, April 03, 2009