Unlicensed TV white space devices to take center stage at FCC Open Meeting

The commission will consider a Second Memorandum Opinion and Order finalizing provisions for unlicensed wireless devices to operate in unused portions of TV spectrum.
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TV white spaces are the lead item on the tentative agenda set for FCC open meeting Sept. 23, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski announced Sept. 2.

The commission will consider a Second Memorandum Opinion and Order finalizing provisions for unlicensed wireless devices to operate in unused parts of TV spectrum. Other agenda items include:

  • E-Rate Broadband Order
  • E911 Location Accuracy Second Report and Order
  • E911 Location Accuracy Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of Inquiry