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Pete Tseronis to Leave Energy Department as CTO

Pete Tseronis has announced his plan to depart the Energy Department as chief technology officer to join the private sector, FedScoop reported Thursday. Billy Mitchell writes Tseronis will leave his 24-year federal service on Nov. 1. Tseronis was instrumental in the DOE’s new technology deployment efforts for cloud, wireless, cybersecurity …

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FCC, NTIA Search for Urban Location to Demo Spectrum-Sharing Model

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration and the Federal Communications Commission want to test how public and private organizations can share the same wireless spectrum, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Nancy Scola writes the two agencies have issued a Federal Register notice that seeks public feedback on the proposed spectrum-sharing …

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Profile: Aneesh Chopra

Aneesh Chopra is a senior adviser of healthcare technology strategy at The Advisory Board Company, having rejoined the company in February after previously serving as federal chief technology officer for three years. Before accepting the U.S. CTO position, Chopra served as managing director of the Advisory Board from April 1997 …

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Rebecca Blank Announces First Responder Network Board Members

Acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank has appointed new members of a board to help oversee the deployment of a nationwide wireless broadband network for first responders, the department announced Monday. The 15-member Board of the First Responder Network Authority, known as FirstNet will act as an independent authority within the …

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Report Says Wireless Networks Outgrowing Capacity

A report from the Global Information Industry Center at the University of California, San Diego indicated that the wireless network demand is still growing rapidly, soon to overcome capacity. “We’re currently experiencing a mass migration from wired networks to wireless networks, which under the best of circumstances have far less …

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LightSquared Threatens Court Date if FCC Blocks Network

LightSquared, the Reston, Va.-based company that has proposed to build a national broadband wireless network, said Monday it may take legal action if the Federal Communications Commission denies it permission to build the network. The FCC has said it will not approve the LightSquared network unless well-documented GPS interference problems …

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