TITLE

A black cloud over white spaces

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobsmeyer, Jay M.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Jan2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the release of a Report and Order (R&O) by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which allows unlicensed broadband radio transmitters to operate in vacant television channels. It says that starting February 18, 2009, FCC will permit the marketing of white-space devices. According to the article, the decision is important because it frees up a large amount of spectrum for wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) and similar devices.
ACCESSION #
36351917

 

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