FCC to Vote on Opening Up “White Spaces” on TV Spectrum To Expand Broadband Access
Host: Amy Goodman
There’s another important vote today, but it’s not the U.S. election. The Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to decide on a measure that could expand wireless broadband internet access to more of the country. The FCC will vote on whether to allow the unlicensed use of so-called “white space” television spectrum for wireless internet services. We speak with Timothy Karr of the media reform group Free Press.