FCC Rules to Protect 600 MHz White Spaces

George Petersen

For many pro wireless users, the past five years have been a nightmarish roller coaster of uncertainty. It all began with the Federal Communications Commission’s 2008 auction of the 700 MHz band (698 to 806 MHz) from the reallocation of TV channels 52 to 69 and the “white spaces” issue, where available space between frequency bands was made illegal for pro wireless applications after June 12, 2010.

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Standing Room Capital Launches Broadway Investing Platform

Jacob Coakley

Standing Room Capital is a new company that offers qualified donors a chance to invest in Broadway shows at a much lower level than before. The firm collects money from qualified investors ($200k annual income or $1 million net worth), vets upcoming shows and then invests their money in upcoming Broadway shows they feel will succeed. While not exactly crowdfunding, this does open a potentially large pool of investors for Broadway producers—as well as the possibility of democratizing the experience of losing your shirt on a Broadway flop.

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