Journal: Unlicensed Spectrum Open for Super Wi-Fi

Autonomous Internet, Commercial Intelligence

Here it comes: ‘Super WiFi’

Todd Bishop on Thursday, September 23, 2010, 11:17am PD

Microsoft, Google and other tech companies won a key victory in Washington, D.C., today as the Federal Communications Commission moved to open up vacant spectrum between television channels for unlicensed use by wireless devices — a development expected to lead to a powerful new form of wireless Internet access.

Tip of the Hat to  Dawn Yankeelov at LinkedIn.

Phi Beta Iota: This is the beginning of the end of any telecommunications business that does not realize that it is in the business of software, services, and sense-making.  Burning Man this year demonstrated that OpenBTS and related open technologies are ready for prime time.   Below is our newest graphic (click to see full size).

Telecommunications Sweet Spot