Federal officials looking for more airwaves to deliver wireless broadband services are recommending that the government reallocate a sizeable chunk of radio spectrum currently used for naval radar systems and weather satellites, reports the Associated Press. The proposal, outlined in a report released Nov. 15 by the Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration, is intended to keep up with ballooning use of iPhones, laptops, and other mobile devices that connect to the internet over wireless networks. As more Americans use such devices to watch video and do other online tasks that eat up a lot of bandwidth, the government...

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    Denny Carter

    Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i