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Use of 'white spaces'

October 16, 2008 | 0 Minute Read

FCC chairman gives support for use of 'white spaces'

“Nearly every market in the United States has empty white spaces,” said Ben Scott, the policy director of the Free Press. “In some communities, more than three-quarters of the broadcast spectrum is unused. Unlicensed devices make efficient use of the airwaves because they're low-power and smart enough to detect and avoid other broadcasters and services.”