L.A. TV Stations Free Up Some Spectrum For Wireless Broadband

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alphadogg (971356) writes An effort to free up some of the airwaves used by TV broadcasts and make them available for wireless broadband took a big step forward this week in the U.S. Two TV stations in Los Angeles, KLCS and KCET, have agreed to share a single frequency to deliver their programming freeing up a channel that can be auctioned off to wireless carriers next year. The change, which the Federal Communications Commission calls “repackaging, ” is possible because digital TV broadcasts don’t need the full 6MHz of broadcast spectrum that was used for analog TV. Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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