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In 2014…
Every piece of technology in my household became obsolete.
McAdams On: FCC Schism and its Impact on the Auction
Is ATSC 3.0 for Real?
McAdams On: Our Clunky Tech
Auction-Displaced LPTV Costs Could Reach $1 Billion
McAdams On: Caveat Auctor
HBO, CBS Raise OTT Profile
McAdams On: SMPTE
Repercussions of Wheeler's 'Online Video' Blog
What Tom Said: About Appointment TV
IBC Reflections
Forward Thinker
C-SPAN Pay Wall Spotlights Multiplatform Challenge
It’s All Just ‘Television,’ Or Is It?
What Tom Said: Hatching the UHD Egg
Ready for YouTube’s Networks
Dec 19, 2014 / 11:11AM
Repacking Plan Could Scatter UHF Stations Throughout 600 MHz Wireless Band, Duplex Gap
Proposal could put TV stations in the middle of wireless operators uplink band.
Dec 19, 2014 / 11:02AM
Satellite Update for Dec. 19, 2014
A review of the latest FCC actions affecting the satellite industry.
Dec 19, 2014 / 11:00 AM
TabletTV Planning U.S. Launch on KOFY-TV
TabletTV will be using some of KOFY-TV's digital bandwidth to offer on-demand features.
Dec 19, 2014 / 10:49AM
SpaceX to Attempt Landing Falcon 9 First Stage on Ocean Platform
SpaceX said stabilizing the 14-story tall Falcon 9 first stage for reentry is “like trying to balance a rubber broomstick on your hand in the middle of a wind storm.”
Dec 19, 2014 / 10:45AM
Fractal Antenna Systems' Patent Expands Invisibility Cloak & Metamaterial Scope
Upon issuance, the new patent will secure rights on methods to make cloaks, fractal resonator (metamaterial) systems, and cloaks of different shapes, among other claims.
Dec 15, 2014 / 10:47AM
NAB Asks FCC to Deny White Spaces Waiver Request
Adaptrum wanted waiver to “to demonstrate the use of TV band devices in a rural area where there are few alternatives for broadband.”
Dec 15, 2014 / 10:37AM
FAA Streamlines Procedure for Tower Light Outage NOTAMs
Changes to take effect by mid-January 2015.
Dec 15, 2014 / 10:26AM
FCC Denies EchoStar Request for Co-primary Geostationary Orbit Ka-band Designation
EchoStar asserted that the spectrum is lying fallow and co-primary use could lead to the introduction of additional and innovative services.
Dec 15, 2014 / 10:20AM
Arianespace Delivers DIRECTV 14 and GSAT-16 to Orbit
DirecTV-14 will provide direct-to-home (DTH) TV services in HD and 4K UHD to North America, including Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico using a very advanced beam forming network.
Dec 15, 2014 / 10:16AM
Satellite Update for Dec. 15, 2014
A review of the latest FCC actions affecting the satellite industry.

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