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February 22, 2013

FCC's Signal Boosters Regulation Appreciated by Nextivity

By Carolyn J Dawson, TMCnet Contributor


The Federal Communications Commission has chosen to offer increased regulatory assurance to manufacturers of wireless signal boosters. This latest decision of FCC (News - Alert) has been appreciated by Nextivity Inc. While signal booster manufacturers aim to accomplish versatility for designing and implementing these products, the carriers aim to decrease the possibility for interference with their network operations. The resolution passed by the FCC addresses the requirements of both, signal booster manufacturers and carriers.


With the latest regulation, FCC’s obligation for guaranteeing the continuing accessibility of signal boosters is evident. The order is a crucial step in assuring that all stakeholders are provided the required regulatory transparency, thereby abiding to endorse the modernization and expansion of this significant arena. With the latest decision, FCC has move ahead in its dedication to encourage the accessibility of broadband Internet services across the country.

In a statement, Werner Sievers, CEO of Nextivity said, “The FCC staff worked tirelessly on this order, brought numerous stakeholders together, developed a set of technical rules with the support of the industry, and secured the consent of several major wireless carriers for the use of signal boosters in their licensed frequencies. We thank the FCC for its commitment to seeing this proceeding through to its conclusion.”

Nextivity will be offered the much required versatility for maintaining the prospective development of sophisticated commercial and consumer signal boosters due to the latest FCC order. The organization will also be pleased to associate with FCC to inform their customers regarding the usage of its signal boosters.

Nextivity is a major developer of indoor coverage technology, which optimizes the experience of wireless subscribers. Nextivity technology like the Cel-Fi indoor coverage booster also helps in augmenting Radio Frequency or RF network capacity for mobile operators. Highly developed signal processing and smart antenna design are being advantageously used by the experts at Nextivity for developing a fresh market for self-configuring, environmentally conscious indoor coverage systems. Nextivity was established in 2006 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Nextivity was recognized as a Top Innovator at the GSMA (News - Alert) Mobile Innovation Competition. The organization was also honored at the 15th Annual AeA High Tech Awards as Outstanding Emerging Growth Company.




Edited by Rich Steeves








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