Just about the last place a wireless provider would want its service disrupted is at the world's largest wireless trade show. But that's what happened to Sprint PCS last week at the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association's convention in Orlando, Fla. "Sprint service was pretty lousy in and around the convention center," says a company spokesman.
It turns out that two exhibitors had demos that, inadvertently, were transmitting in the 1,900-MHz band set aside for Sprint. Both stopped as soon as Sprint told them, the spokesman says, so it's keeping their identities quiet.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.