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FCC Increases 5GHz Spectrum for Wi-Fi

In a move that was widely expected, the FCC voted this morning to increase the amount of unlicensed spectrum in the 5 gigahertz band. The need for more wireless spectrum has been identified for some time, and will only increase as more and more devices utilize Wi-Fi.

CableLabs’ own Rob Alderfer has written on the subject, and more on CableLabs work in the wireless spectrum field can be found here.

To read more about the FCC’s vote, check out the official press release.