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FCC Takes White Spaces Initiative Global

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Now that the FCC has unanimously agreed to use white spaces for unlicensed use in the United States, they're expanding the campaign to an international initiative. Dubbed the "White Spaces Fellowship and Training Initiative," the FCC can now share insights with international regulators.

Google has been one of the most vocal supporters of opening up as much spectrum as possible. Their motivation is an obvious one: They want it to be open for their mobile initiatives with the Android operating system.

Google has not been extremely effective in promoting some of their other efforts in Washington, such as a search advertising deal with Yahoo.

But their support of the open spectrum is one area where they've seen some headway. It will be interesting to see how future efforts fare with a new administration in the White House and during a tough economy.


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