On July 8, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit declined to act on the CTIA’s request to block the FCC rules on emergency power of telecom sites (including cell sites).
From the order:
RANDOLPH, Circuit Judge: Hurricane Katrina exposed several weaknesses in the Gulf Coast’s communications infrastructure, among which was the loss of . . . → Read More: US Court of Appeals – No decision on FCC’s emergency power rules
Okay, there, I’ve created a post about the iPhone 3G. I guess I had to.
Alright, it’s great technology.
Yeah, it’s a hip device.
Sure, the new one is cheaper than the original, but isn’t that always the case?
Uh, huh, there are many new features (including what appears to be a very smart GPS . . . → Read More: It’s all about the iPhone, baby!
T-Mobile’s plans to construct a new cell site at an old cemetery in Stoneham, MA have died. Omnipoint Communications, T-Mobile’s parent proposed an 80-foot tower in St. Patrick Parish’s cemetery at Broadway and MacArthur Road. See the Google Street View map below for a photo. View a Google Street Map of the Site
According to . . . → Read More: T-Mobile’s Plan to Construct A Cemetery Cell Dies
Welcome to California. Now put down the cell phone when you’re driving. That law is now in effect here in the Golden State. No warning period; just get a ticket.
Now that this law is in effect, if you are in a fatal accident (with other than you being the fatality), you can be charged . . . → Read More: Hands Free Comes to the Golden State
ACLU And EFF Sue Justice Department To Uncover Records Of Cell Phone Tracking (7/1/2008)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (212) 549-2666; firstname.lastname@example.org
WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a lawsuit today urging a federal court to order the Department of Justice (DOJ) to turn over records related to . . . → Read More: “Can you find me now? Good! Can You Find Me Now? Good!”
T-Mob is razing noplan txting fe on 8-29. The nu chg is 20 cts pr msg if u go ovr the alotd nbr of msgs in ur bse plan. O joy.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (with additional data from WirelessEstimator.com), the Discovery Channel has it all wrong: The deadliest job in the U.S. isn’t fishing; it’s tower climbing.
As reported in the July 7, 2008 edition of RCR news, the top three deadliest jobs are:
#1 Tower erectors/climbers: 183.6 deaths per 100,000 (18 . . . → Read More: Tower Climbing: The Most Deadly Job in the US