Database Created by FCC for Devices Using White Space Spectrum

After the FCC approved the use of the free spectrum which exists between TV channels, known as white space, little's been done since, thanks to a whole heap of other ongoing issues. The FCC is now starting up a database for cataloging them, so devices can grab some of the spectrum that's going spare. » 12/01/09 7:08am 12/01/09 7:08am

Google Wants to Use White Spaces for Mobile Broadband

Google confirmed in a letter to the FCC today that it's moving forward on plans to use white spaces—unused slivers of TV spectrum suitable for high-speed wireless—for mobile broadband services. It's been doing its own testing of gear, and they're "willing to provide, at no cost to third parties, the technical support… » 3/24/08 12:40pm 3/24/08 12:40pm

Google Event Monday About White Spaces: Google Wi-Fi in the Works?

Google, along with Microsoft, Dell, Intel, HP and Philips are pretty hot on devices that use white spaces—unused little blocks of the TV spectrum band that are prem-o for high-speed wireless. Billy G, for instance, wants to use it to make Wi-Fi even awesomer. So Google's announcement they're holding a press conference… » 3/22/08 12:30pm 3/22/08 12:30pm