Most Popular Articles
Globalstar Making Progress in Quest to Reuse Spectrum for TLPS
Aug 27, 2013 - Globalstar, a large provider of mobile satellite voice and data services, has completied testing of TLPS (Terrestrial Low Power Service) in spectrum it controls. All tests were conducted pursuant to experimental licenses issued by the Federal Communications Commission, which is considering Globalstar's November 2012 petition to use its licensed MSS spectrum terrestrially to support mobile broadband applications throughout the United States.
Jarvinian is the organization that carried out the testing, using 802.11 compliant technology on Globalstar's spectrum and adjacent unlicensed ISM spectrum. According to Globalstar's press release "All tests were performed over a new 22MHz channel within the 2.4GHz band using carrier-grade equipment manufactured by Ruckus Wireless and existing smartphones that were enabled to operate over the new channel via a remote firmware upgrade. These tests also demonstrated how quickly and efficiently TLPS can be deployed to expand the nation's wireless capacity to address the looming exhaustion of existing Wi-Fi spectrum."
Acceptable Use Policy blog comments powered by Disqus
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Today in Radio History
The history of radio broadcasting extends beyond the work of a few famous inventors.
Read each issue online in our Digital Edition Format in your Web browser.
EAS Information More on EAS
The feed provides feeds for all US states and territories.
Need a calendar for your computer desktop? Use one of ours.
Information from manufacturers and associations about industry news, products, technology and business announcements.
Cumulus builds a new campus in Nashville to house its NASH family of brands
Browse Back Issues[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Also in the October Issue
- Trends in Technology: Alternate Transmitter Sites
- Tell City Waiver Denied
- 2014 Radio magazine Salary Survey
- Field Report: Steinberg UR44
- Repurposing Older Equipment