Likelihood of unlicensed???
My guess is that the established communications carriers and the
broadcasters will fight the concept of license-free use of this space. I
expect it will come down to who lobbies Congress most effectively.
Mario Pommier wrote:
Any info through the grapevine about the likelihood of this spectrum
Then, I suppose a standard will have to be drafted and approved before
we see any gear. So is that a couple of years if we're lucky before we
can use sub-700Mhz to penetrate through trees in rural America?
Dawn DiPietro wrote:
This might clear up some confusion about which spectrum might become
As quoted from the press release;
"The WIN Act specifically requires the FCC to permit
license-free use of the unassigned broadcast spectrum between 54MHz
and 698 MHz within 180 days of enactment. This legislation will enable
entrepreneurs to provide affordable, competitive high-speed wireless
broadband services in areas that otherwise have no connectivity to
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