Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Free the Air Waves

As more and more TV stations move to digital only broadcasting, they vacate the frequencies used for analog transmission. Also, the analog channels are already spaced too wide apart to minimize interference. This decision was made a few decades ago.

Clearly, with the current advances in technology, it is possible to use all this white space to check what your favorite blogger is doing on twitter :-). Yepp. It can be used as a "wifi on steroids" as Larry put it.

As always with the govt, endless campaigns are needed to convince the FCC. So, go ahead, do yourself a favor and sign a petition.
Free The Air Waves

While you are at it, digg it.

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