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  • Black Hat 2015: Hacker shows how to alter messages on satellite network

    Globalstar satellite transmissions used for tracking truck fleets and wilderness hikers can be hacked to alter messages being sent with possibly dire consequences for pilots, shipping lines, war correspondents and businesses that use the system to keep an eye on their remote assets.

    Written by Tim Greene07 Aug. 15 00:51
  • FCC clears the way for faster Wi-Fi

    U.S. regulators are opening up spectrum that could allow for Wi-Fi services with speeds of one gigabit per second and faster.

    Written by Grant Gross01 April 14 07:08
  • FCC urged to make more Wi-Fi spectrum available

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should move forward with a plan to open up new 5GHz spectrum to Wi-Fi as consumer demand for wireless bandwidth skyrockets, a member of the commission said Friday.

    Written by Grant Gross07 March 14 21:07
  • Globalstar's plan for an extra Wi-Fi band draws fire

    A satellite operator's proposal to offer an extra channel of Wi-Fi might actually give average Wi-Fi and Bluetooth users less bandwidth, according to some industry groups that have commented on the plan in filings to the FCC.

    Written by Stephen Lawson15 Jan. 13 01:11
  • Satellite carrier may open new Wi-Fi channel for US

    A plan by a satellite carrier to make better use of its spectrum could open up an extra channel for Wi-Fi in the U.S., though how and when consumers would get to use it isn't yet clear.

    Written by Stephen Lawson29 Nov. 12 14:04