Google launches Free The Airwaves | News - Wireless - CNET

Posted: 8/18/2008 by Floyd in Labels: ,

Google on Monday announced the launch of, a site promoting the unlicensed use of "white space" spectrum.

With the Federal Communications Commission expected to rule in the coming months on how to allocate unused bandwidth, Google is working with other technology companies like Dell and Microsoft to lobby for unlicensed white space, and the Web site aims to bring public awareness to the issue. The FCC recently completed field tests on spectrum interference to inform its decision.

Click on free the air waves dot com above to get a better idea of what they are talking about a lot of spectrum will be freed up when television goes digital next year. Go over to the web site and watch the videos there it will explain everything and sign the petition while you're over there.

Google launches Free The Airwaves | News - Wireless - CNET