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Posted by on Jun 5, 2008 in Misc | 0 comments

Wireless World


I’m not a political activist by anyone’s definition. I’ve never planted a yard sign, I have only boycotted once in my life (Levi’s vs. Boy Scouts), and I don’t ask my car to wear bumper stickers.

Today, however, this announcement struck a chord.

I long for the day that we use the radio spectrum for wireless internet connectivity with the same ease that we turn on a radio. Making that access clean for all audiences is important.

On May 23 FCC Chairman Kevin Martin outlined the agenda for the Commission’s upcoming open meeting on June 12. Among the items to be considered for a vote will be Chairman Martin’s proposal to auction unused airwaves to create a free (advertising-based), family-friendly nationwide wireless internet.

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