HTC Dream Gets FCC Nod
- Untitled. Savvas, Antony // Computer Weekly;9/23/2008, p21
The article reports on the speculation that the G1 smartphone, which is designed to be powered by Google's mobile operating system Android will be launched in October in the U.S. The author stated that the touch driven phone is said to be manufactured by HTC and its designs have already been...
- Pocket Watch. Scherer, Michael // Time;11/15/2010, Vol. 176 Issue 20, p60
In this article the author comments on safety warnings regarding the radio-frequency signal strength emitted by cell phones and smartphones like the BlackBerry and the iPhone and related concerns about exposure to radiation. He notes that cell phone manuals instruct users to store the devices at...
- A Bet on Mobile Pays Off. Lyons, Daniel // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);11/15/2010 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 156 Issue 20, p1
The article focuses on the success of High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) in developing smart phones that use Google's Android operating system. HTC is known for making devices that utilize Windows Mobile platform from Microsoft. Aside from Android-based phone it is also releasing devices that use...
- WTB supports loans for rural wireless services. // RCR;04/03/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 14, p6
Reports on a proposal from the Rural Utilities Service to allow mobile-phone operators to receive loans for providing service to rural areas in the United States. Support from the US Federal Communications Commission's Wireless Telecommunication Bureau.
- FCC mulls allocating more spectrum for 3G. Luna, Lynnette // RCR;08/31/98, Vol. 17 Issue 35, p3
Reports that the mobile phone and satellite services industries have been asked to submit their views on whether additional spectrum in the United States is needed for third-generation mobile phone services, by the Federal Communications Commission. Plans by the International Telecommunication...
- Some FCC staff found to be abusing cellular phone privileges. Wayne, Debra // RCR;12/02/96, Vol. 15 Issue 48, p3
Focuses on the abuse of Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) cellular phones by its employees, who made personal call at the expense of taxpayers. Number of cellar phones the FCC had at the beginning of 1993; Increase cost of cellular phone bills; Lack of monitoring techniques; How was the...
- Another auction delay shocks industry. Meyers, Jason // Telephony;10/23/95, Vol. 229 Issue 17, p1
Reports on the United States Court of Appeals' issuance of another stay on the Federal Communications Commission's planned auction of block spectrum licenses for cellular carriers. Criticisms by the personal communication services industry against the delay.
- Non-numeric numbers. Bradner, Scott // Network World;6/16/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 24, p28
Reports that the United States Federal Communications Commission has required cell phone carriers to let customer keep their phone numbers when switching providers. Number portability fee.
- Digging Soon? // Underground Construction;Apr2009, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p27
The article lists the 811 phone numbers provided by the Federal Communications Commission (FDC) to eliminate the confusion of multiple "Call Before You Dig" numbers and minimising damages to underground including Maine, New Hampshire and Puerto Rico.