TITLE

Wi-Fi on Amphetamines

AUTHOR(S)
Donovan, John
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Portable Design;Oct/Nov2008, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the plan to open white spaces between broadcast television channels to mobile phones, laptops and other electronic devices. He cites that these frequencies are expensive because they can penetrate through buildings and other obstructions. They also offer faster communication than wireless fidelity (Wi-fi) does. The author provides several comments on white spaces from prominent individuals in the computer industry.
ACCESSION #
35692178

 

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