November 5, 2008

FCC Votes to Open "White Space" Spectrum to Wireless Internet for the Public

As Sirsi/Dynix VP Stephen Abram reminds us, there was other news yesterday, even in the United States.

The Federal Communications Commission voted 5-0 to open up the "white space" spectrum -- the unused airwaves between broadcast television channels -- for public wireless broadband service. Abram says that this decision will transform technology in 2009 and beyond, and quotes Google co-found Larry Page as saying: "This is a clear victory for Internet users and anyone who wants good wireless communications."

Read the entire post on Stephen's Lighthouse.

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