This decade bears witness to what appears to be the dawn of a new wireless age. But have we ever wondered what makes it possible for us to communicate without wires? How are we able to post a status message, check our email, and chat with a friend while in the MRT? How do signal towers, wireless routers, smart phones, and laptops enable us to communicate? To arrive at the answers to these questions, we can begin by understanding what spectrum is and why Smart and Globe are fighting tooth and nail over it. Read the rest of this entry »