FTC to investigate patent trolls; Ford buys Livio

Broadband wireless news from across the Web.

> The FTC opened an investigation into patent trolls. Article

> SaskTel said it will launch a LTE-TDD service. Article

> The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that 54 states and territories have been awarded $116 million in grants to aid in the construction of a national public safety broadband network to be built by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet). Release

> Driverless cars are an inevitability. Article

> Novatel Wireless said its new MiFi Home product is a "powerful all-in-one solution that replaces wired voice and Internet options for fast, easy phone and 4G LTE Internet connectivity in the home, small office, and remote work station." Release

> Ford purchased Livio for in-car connectivity and apps. Article

And finally… "The Wi-Fi Tech Behind Oracle Team USA's America's Cup Win." Article

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