Key Portion of Wireless Spectrum to Be Open Access

In the recently completed FCC auctions of wireless airwaves, enough money was bid for the much-coveted “C” block of spectrum that it will have to be offered for us on an “open access” basis. This represents a major development in assuring that wireless access to the Internet. The network will be wide open for competition and consumers will be able to plug whatever devices they want into the network.

Originally published by David Bollier at Onthecommons.org under a Creative Commons Attribution license.