T-Mobile Starts Building Low-Band Wireless Network in the Sticks


T-Mobile last week announced that it has begun the long-anticipated rollout of its new 600-MHz LTE premium low-band spectrum network in Cheyenne, Wyoming, kicking off a massive rollout designed to provide wireless coverage to rural communities across the United States. T-Mobile acquired about 45 percent of the low-band spectrum licenses the FCC made available two months ago. It spent about $8 billion to gain access to millions of potential wireless customers in small communities where access to wireless and broadband coverage has been limited.

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Executive Order Triggers H-1B Jitters in Silicon Valley


President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a long-anticipated executive order that addresses a campaign promise to begin shifting the country toward the “Buy American, Hire American” strategy that appealed to much of the industrial working class population in the Rust Belt states. The order calls on the U.S. government to shift purchasing toward domestically produced goods. It also sets in motion a change in immigration policies, which could exclude many qualified foreign professionals from Silicon Valley firms.

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Apple exploring double-duty NFC, inductive charging coil for smartwatches, mobile phones

On the heels of a report suggesting that Apple’s long-anticipated “iWatch” could be unveiled within the next two weeks, a new patent application published Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office shows that the company has continued to contemplate wireless charging solutions for just such a device.



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