White spaces provide useful test bed

November 2010
Urgent Communications;Nov2010, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p48
Trade Publication
The author offers views on the potential impact of the approval of the unlicensed use of television (TV) white space spectrum by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the wireless telecommunications industry. He mentions that TV white spaces can contribute to the possible affordability of wide-area networking, with emphasis on its cost-effective deployment. He also discusses certain technology-related opportunities in combining the cognitive capabilities of unused spectrum and FCC-adopted database technologies.


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