It’s time for the FCC to take a fresh look at the 5.9 GHz band.  After two decades and millions of dollars in wasted government subsidies, the Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) experiment in the 5.9 GHz band has clearly failed.  The growth of Wi-Fi over the last two decades and the potential of this spectrum…

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Ruzo is the founder and CEO of LinkAmerica, an international, warehouse logistics, IT services and solutions company based in Texas with revenues projected to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars — and the distinction of being one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. In 2012, HispanicBusiness awarded it the No. 1 spot on its Fastest-Growing…

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One of the most immediate and significant consequences of reclassifying broadband as a Title II telecommunications service is that it provides a new opening for governments wanting to impose a variety of new taxes and fees on Internet services. In recent weeks NCTA has identified potential concerns about the impact of Universal Service Fund contributions and state…

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LISTA Announces Top 15 Latinas of Excellence Award in Tech and Business in Georgia Recognizing Latinas in Business Who Go Above and Beyond the Call of Duty   Atlanta, Ga Dec 5,  2014,  In celebration of the achievements and accomplishments of our nation’s most inspiring Latina Tech and Business women, Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association…

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Latinos in Information Science and Technology Association (LISTA) applaud the Federal Commission Communications, the agency responsible for oversight of the nation’s communications system, for its timely and promising circulation of a proposed rule making on the Designated Entity (DE) program, created to identify and preserve small businesses for FCC’s spectrum auctions.  LISTA, the nation’s leading…

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New Census Bureau data estimate that the U.S. Hispanic population reached 54 million as of July 1, 2013, and it is no surprise that there is much talk about the power of the Hispanic voters and their impact on the upcoming midterm elections. From the Obama campaign’s “Digital First” strategy to New Jersey Governor Chris…

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A new smartphone application called myLINGO  http://www.mylingoapp.com/ provides a simultaneous dubbing service for Spanish-speaking people so they can hear in Spanish the soundtracks of films screened in English at movie theaters. The service, winner of the 2013 Harvard College Innovation Challenge, will debut on March 28 with the premiere of the film “Cesar Chavez,” even as…

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The company’s chief evangelist for brand marketing explains how to “get your customers to listen.” If you want to know how dramatically brand marketing has changed in the digital world, consider the humble Ziploc bag. It used to be that such mundane products were only the fodder of advertising inserts in the Sunday newspaper. But…

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