FCC opens up TV white space for unlicensed devices

Monday 4 March 2013 | 15:57 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission's Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) has announced that it is authorising approved TV white space database systems to provide unlicensed radio devices that operate on unused spectrum in the TV bands on a nationwide basis. This action will allow the nationwide roll-out of TV white space devices that use new methods for efficiently using unused spectrum (white space) in bands allocated for licensed serves. The propagation characteristics of the TV bands spectrum will allow operation of unlicensed radio devices that provide expended coverage and

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