Google gets approval to operate TV bands database system

Tuesday 2 July 2013 | 11:23 CET | News
US Federal Communications Commission's Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) has granted approval for Google to operate its 'TV bands database system' to provide service to the public. This database system will support unlicensed radio devices that transmit on unused channels in the spectrum bands used by broadcast television (TV white spaces or TVWS). The commission has recommended that unlicensed TV radio devices operating on TV white spaces (TVBDs) contact an authorised database system to obtain a list of channels that are available for their operation (i.e. channels not occupied by

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google
Countries: United States
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