A black cloud over white spaces

Jacobsmeyer, Jay M.
January 2009
Urgent Communications;Jan2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p24
Trade Publication
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.


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