California adopts security standards for smart meters

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) (San Francisco, Calif., U.S.A.), a state regulator of utility companies, recently approved rules to protect the privacy and security of customer usage data generated by smart meters as part of its efforts to build a smart grid for California.

LightSquared blames GPS industry for interference

The GPS industry’s failure to comply with the Department of Defense’s (DoD) filtering standards is the root cause of potential interference issues involving LightSquared’s proposed broadband wireless network, according to a letter filed to the U.S. Federal Communications Commision (FCC) Thursday by Jeffery Carlisle, executive vice president for regulatory affairs and public policy at LightSquared (Reston, Va., U.S.A.).

Handset and Gadget Innovation Review

Date
Start Date: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
End Date: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Mountain View, Ca:

They are handsets, gadgets, phones, tablets and a bunch of other new device categories, but they all represent the place where the wireless industry touches its customer. As these gadgets become more powerful and consumers' expectations rise, both carriers and CE manufacturers are in the hot seat to make better gadgets and improve the consumer experience.

Invester Forum: Quarterly Meeting

Date
Start Date: 
Friday, September 30, 2011
End Date: 
Friday, September 30, 2011

Cupertino, Ca:

Members of the Telecom Council’s Service Provider and Investor Forums meet quarterly to hear startup pitches and to discuss current trends. This quarter, we will introduce 10 pre-screened, Swedish startups to the carrier, vendor, and telecom VC community. Dialogue before and after presentations, during breaks, and over lunch ensures that all participants have an opportunity to connect.

M2M Alliance Summit 2011

M2M concepts, applications, technology

Event: 
Date
Start Date: 
Thursday, September 15, 2011
End Date: 
Thursday, September 15, 2011

MEDIO.RHEIN.ERFT
Cologne

The M2M Summit is an annual event oriented by the M2M Alliance Association , which provides information on the latest trends and developments within the M2M industry.

For more information go to:
http://www.m2m-summit.com

ATA calls FCC effort in Rural Healthcare 'disturbing'

Last week the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) submitted a letter to Julius Genachowski, chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), regarding the “poor administration of the Rural Healthcare program.”

The Rural Health Care Program is designed to provide discounts to eligible rural healthcare providers for telecommunication services and monthly internet service charges. It also aims to deploy telehealth services where immediate health services are not readily available.

Report: utility security a concern among U.S. smart grid

IDC Energy Insights (Framingham, Mass., U.S.A.), a market research firm, announced on Tuesday a new report analysis of the security initiatives among North American utility companies. According to the report, of the 150 U.S. utility companies surveyed, 75% deemed security investments to be of the highest importance, while 38% depicted security to be one of the top IT initiatives this year.

LightSquared finally submits GPS report to FCC

Reuters

LightSquared (Reston, Va.), a wholesale-only integrated 4G-LTE wireless broadband and satellite network, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $265 million in additional financing. The capital was drawn from both existing investors as well as new investors in the company.
According to LightSquared, the additional financing will be used for general corporate purposes, which includes constructing its 4G-LTE wholesale network. Over the last 12 months LightSquared has raised over $2.3 billion.

Philip Falcone’s Harbinger Capital has already put $3.1 billion into the company.

Juniper provides Ethernet switching to large Chinese television company

Juniper Networks (Sunnyvale, Calif.), a networking systems provider, on Monday announced that Youku.com Inc, a Beijing-based Internet television company, has deployed a new Ethernet switching infrastructure running on Juniper’s operating system in its data center and Content Delivery Network.

Mobile Backhaul at International CTIA Wireless 2012

Event: 
Date
Start Date: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
End Date: 
Thursday, May 10, 2012

Mobile Backhaul at International CTIA Wireless 2012
May 8 - May 10, 2012
New Orleans, LA


If you have a vested interest in Mobile  Backhaul, our Mobile Backhaul Pavilion is the place to be.  The Mobile Backhaul Pavilion at the CTIA Wireless 2012 show will bring together wireless and wireline technologies at North America’s largest telecom show in a way that has never been done before! Expect to see the latest technologies exhibited - from next-gen, IP/Ethernet wireline to microwave backhaul solutions.

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