Not everyone appreciates free air

Barthold, Jim
June 2009
CED;Jun2009, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p23
Trade Publication
The article discusses the issue concerning the federal government's offer of unpaid access to white space, a wireless radio spectrum in the U.S. It states that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) designated the buffer zone between channels known as white spaces as free for use by wireless players. It notes that the government's perspective on the free use of the spectrum is that it will be useful for innovative broadband connectivity schemes and advantageous in rural areas.


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