Time to put TV Spectrum to Better Use

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FCC is looking into scores of low-power television licenses that are not being used. There have been 4385 licenses issued so for for TV stations, 2034 are classified low power and only 1366 are operational. The spectrum could be used to offer wireless broadband and phone services, especially in rural areas, according to Center for Public Integrity. [ via Daily Wireless]

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Om Malik

Now if someone would only investigate all the spectrum Verizon, Cingular, Sprint, and Nextel are hoarding. They are doing this in a perfectly legal fashion, but that is exactly the problem.

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