The FCC delivered an early holiday gift to Dish Network when it finally granted the company’s year-old request to use its advanced wireless services (AWS-4) spectrum for terrestrial broadband mobile applications. The approval also could be a big gift to the wireless infrastructure industry and to the public, finally introducing much-needed competition into a wireless market dominated by a few major operators. However, Dish still has some major technical challenges to overcome before that can happen. Read more.
The Future Of Home Automation And The Smart Home
The proliferation of smart homes that include smart appliances and smart TVs demonstrate the evolution of automation moving from the industrial environment to the home environment. Since the onset of the smartphone and tablet production, consumers have enjoyed the convenience of doing tasks remotely or wirelessly. Read more.