“President Barack Obama on Monday is expected to sign a memorandum to nearly double the amount of federal and commercial spectrum available for smartphones and wireless Internet devices, according to an administration official,” Jared A. Favole reports for Dow Jones Newswires.
“Lawrence Summers, director of the White House National Economic Council, is expected to detail the presidential memorandum in a speech Monday,” Favole reports. “The memorandum would make available 500MHz of federal and commercial spectrum over the next 10 years.”
Favole reports, “A key part of the move will also be to help build a nationwide interoperable mobile broadband network for public safety, the administration official said.”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Jack” for the heads up.]