FCC Strikes Spectrum Deal with Mexico That Helps Sprint
The Federal Communications Commission today announced that the U.S. State Department and the government of Mexico have come to an agreement over the use of 800MHz and 1900MHz spectrum near the U.S.-Mexico border. The agreement mostly centers on assigning bands within the 800MHz block to public safety agencies so that there's no interference between U.S.- and Mexican-run public safety agencies. However, another piece of the agreement allows Sprint to deploy CDMA cellular service in the 1900MHz band along the border with Mexico. This should increase the coverage available to Sprint's customers who live near the border.
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Motorola today announced four new affordable Android phones coming to the U.S. market before mid-year.
Oct 16, 2017
Huawei today announced the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro, the Chinese company's flagship smartphones heading into the end of the year. The Mate 10 (left) and Mate 10 Pro (right) are high-end devices with curved glass panels front and back, and a metal frame in between.
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are not allowed to access or view consumer data that is stored in the cloud, such as social networks and email.
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The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, a bipartisan panel, this week recommended that the federal government pass rules to manage the use stingrays and other cell-site simulating devices. The panel said in a report that law enforcement agencies have varying and inconsistent rules for the use of such devices.