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FCC Approves White Space Device Rules

Friday, September 24th, 2010

It’s hard to say if this is good news or bad; I guess we’ll have to wait and see how it works out …


White Space broadband would use unlicensed and partially vacated spectrum created by the shift to digital television to create a new broadband delivery system. As expected, the FCC today voted to approve rules governing devices that use these white spaces, issuing a press release (pdf) stating these rules would require that white space devices consult a frequently-updated geolocation database to avoid interference with nearby TV broadcasts or wireless microphone transmissions. Says the FCC:

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