FCC kicks off effort to reclaim TV spectrum for wireless
FCC Commissioners L to R: Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Commissioner Robert M. McDowell, Chairman Julius Genachowski, Commissioner Mignon Clyburn and Commissioner Ajit Pai.
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The Federal Communications Commission has begun the long process of reclaiming broadcast TV spectrum for wireless use.
The five commissioners unanimously approved a proposal intended to free up spectrum now held by broadcasters and auction it to wireless broadband providers. (See the FCC press release embedded at the end of this article.) CNET followed the hearing via the FCC’s public webcast.