Cassandra Stephenson

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TV white space is the solution to rural broadband, says Microsoft president

by Cassandra Stephenson • 1 year ago

As Congress rallies for new policy and funding to meet the more than 22 million rural Americans lacking broadband access, Microsoft's president outlines one potential tech-based solution.

State

Rhode Island bans use of handheld devices while driving

by Cassandra Stephenson • 1 year ago

The new law is one of many in a national trend to legislate against the growing and deadly threat to public safety known as distracted driving.

City

Houston caps intelligent transportation system with $33.6 million TransCore contract

by Cassandra Stephenson • 1 year ago

In an attempt to keep pace with exploding population numbers, government will work with the vendor to deploy cameras, connected signals, and sensors at hundreds of sites around the city.

City

MIT's five-day drone perfect for disaster response

by Cassandra Stephenson • 1 year ago

The 150-pound drone can fly for approximately five days straight, researchers say, while carrying essential telecommunications equipment to areas of need during emergencies.

City

Report: U.S. will fall behind on 5G without massive fiber investment

by Cassandra Stephenson • 1 year ago

To remain a global leader in the next generation of wireless technology, the U.S. will need to spend at least 30 billion on fiber optics within the next several years, according to an industry report.

State

Big campaign donations raise the stakes for Illinois' attempt to pass data privacy legislation

by Cassandra Stephenson • 1 year ago

As a national tug of war over data privacy moves away from Washington, two landmark bills in Illinois stagger toward passage amid claims of foul play.

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