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Dish Network Moves Toward Mobile Broadbrand Sector
Posted By Abe Brown On August 31, 2011 @ 6:23 am In Mobility Tips and Tricks,Telecom and Wireless,Wireless Networks | No Comments
Forget those small gray Dish Network satellites you see mounted and hooked into the building. It seems Dish Network may soon fore go any of those old-fashioned connections.Dish Network has filed paperwork with the Federal Communications Commission seeking approval to move toward mobile-broadband services. Dish Network’s emergence into the wireless-communications sector is a clear challenge to entrenched firms like AT&T and Verizon. (Dish Network’s operation takes some inspiration from LightSquared, too, another new comer to the mobile-broadband market which the FCC has praised for increasing competition.)
This expansion comes in wake of Dish Network’s other additions, including Terrestar, DBSD — both companies with satellite-spectrum licenses — and, notably, Blockbuster.
Looks like both movie night and those satellites will soon get a make over.
Read more at The Washington Post .
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