By: Jason A. Llorenz
March 20, 2012
Spectrum is the lifeblood of wireless innovation and the resource necessary for making high-speed, 4G services available to more communities in more places. Each day, millions of Hispanic consumers and small business owners rely on spectrum to power their wireless devices, smartphones and tablets, while demand for spectrum continues to grow at a staggering pace – creating a looming spectrum crunch that HTTP and its members are concerned could threaten the long-term availability and cost of these services. Recently, HTTP filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), urging the Commission to approve the proposed purchase by Verizon of advanced wireless spectrum (AWS) licenses currently held by cable operators including Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, by Verizon Wireless.
By: Jason Llorenz
March 15, 2012
Wireless issues have seen lots of action this month and that doesn’t even account for last week’s big announcement from a certain company in California.
The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) hosted a major conference that focused on the key problem facing wireless technology: lack of federal action to free up airwaves. Here’s a good summary on the problem and the event from Alton Drew.
March 9, 2012
By: Jason Llorenz and Jose Marquez-Leon
LISTA, HTTP and our members often discuss the transformative potential of technology. We promote technology, innovation and broadband connectivity because it empowers communities, reveals new possibilities, and changes lives. But technology can also improve health, quality of care – and save lives while saving the health care system dollars. Health IT has had a dramatic impact on patient care and telemedicine, with endless future possibilities.
By: Jason Llorenz
March 8, 2012
Yesterday, Apple unveiled the latest and greatest of it’s amazing devices – its iPad 3. While the reviews are still rolling in, the third-generation in the tablet series, adding 4G LTE capabilities, is expected by all accounts to be another blockbuster for a company that continues to be on the bleeding edge of innovation and design. But most exciting, is what the continued evolution of tablet products, powered by high- capacity networks can mean for access.