White Space

White Space While many Americans are happy about last night's Presidential election results, a handful of geeks are even more excited about an important Federal Communications Commission vote.

The FCC unanimously agreed yesterday to open up the television white spaces - a spectrum between broadcast channels - for wireless communications. The agency has stated that the move could lead to "Wi-Fi on steroids" because of the capacity for improved wireless connectivity.

What does this means for arts organizations? Well, beyond more affordable wireless access, that remains to be seen. But we'll keep you posted as this decision comes to fruition.

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