Posts Tagged ‘white space’

Gigabit Libraries Network Unveils Super Wi-Fi Project to Spur Wireless Connectivity to Libraries

Wireless July 1st, 2013

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2013 – On Monday the Gigabit Libraries Network announced a pilot project that will equip libraries across the country with a new technology dubbed “super Wi-Fi.” The Gigabit Libraries Network will undergo a selection process to choose which libraries will be included in the program. Those selected will receive a base station […]

FCC Opens Up White Space For Unrestricted Uses

FCC, National Broadband Plan, Spectrum, Wireless September 24th, 2010

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2010 – In a unanimous vote, the Federal Communications Commission approved the use of the “white spaces” for unlicensed uses. The white spaces are the band of spectrum now empty after television signals went digital. These bands offer some of the best promulgation characteristics and are available nationwide.

Baker Highlights the Use of White Space in Innovation

FCC, Wireless June 16th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2010 – With Spectrum playing a large role in the National Broadband Plan one of the biggest sources for open spectrum is the White space which was created by the recent DTV transition. Yesterday FCC Commissioner Baker addressed the TV White Spaces Summit.

Senators Urge FCC Take Action on White Space

National Broadband Plan, Wireless June 15th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2010 – Yesterday Senators Kerry and Snowe sent a letter to the FCC urging them to open up the white space created after the DTV transition. They believe that this spectrum needs to be opened to help support the National Broadband Plan.

Convergence Will Complicate Regulation, Definition of '4G,' State Regulators Told

Universal Service February 14th, 2009

WASHINGTON, February 14, 2009 – With $7.2 billion in stimulus funds soon to be available for broadband service – and with the transition to digital television freeing huge swaths of spectrum – wireless communication could be poised for some technological advances. But defining and regulating these challenges may post unique challenges for state regulators

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