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February 24, 2013

Expand wireless Wi-Fi access to public airwaves

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Editorial – Sacramento Bee

Should bands be allocated through bidding for exclusive licenses – as with TV channels and cellular phone service – that transmit sound, data and video in a particular geographic area? Or should bands remain unlicensed for shared use among many players? To meet the goals of accessibility, affordability and continued innovation, it is time to free up more spectrum for unlicensed use. The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology in a 2012 report highly recommends this major change: “the norm for spectrum use should be sharing, not exclusivity.”

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