The FCC's move to release more 5 GHz frequencies for gigabit Wi-Fi use reflects efforts to develop and employ spectrum-sharing techniques to open up encumbered frequencies. It also highlights the ongoing battle between parties advocating for licensed vs. unlicensed spectrum allocations.
Repeat after me. The FCC is not planning to create gigantic, free Wi-Fi networks. And by the way, TV white space is not the same as Wi-Fi.
Supporters of TV white spaces for unlicensed use breathed a sigh of relief when last week's payroll tax extension bill passed both houses of Congress, because it meant their vision of unlicensed