October 23, 2010 2 Comments
The latest report by FCC shows we’ve been increasingly checking our email, surfing the Net and watching video on our mobile devices. This explains the rise on usage of mobile data and the demand for them which is just about to exceed the capacity of available wireless networks.
If it wasn’t because of the iPhone like type of smartphones, I don’t think we would have gone crazy with our phones like we are today.
“If we don’t act to update our spectrum policies for the 21st century, we’re going to run into a wall — a spectrum crunch — that will stifle American innovation and economic growth.” said FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski. The National Broadband Plan recommends that the FCC make available 500 MHz of new spectrum for wireless broadband within 10 years, including 300 MHz within five years. Read more of this post