Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Google Plan Would Open TV Band for Wireless Use - New York Times

An intriguing proposal -- read the full article for more details, e.g., on how it would have to be "spectrum-sensing" technology when the U.S. government needs the spectrum ("for military and public safety agencies").

Google proposed a plan on Monday that may let wireless Internet devices use vacant television airwaves without interfering with current equipment.

In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, Google offered suggestions on how the airwaves, known as white spaces, could provide high-speed mobile access to consumers without disrupting televisions and wireless microphones.

Google Plan Would Open TV Band for Wireless Use - New York Times

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