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FCC Will Require New Spectrum Winners To Open Network

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Jul 10, 2007, 12:59 PM   by (staff)

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin is set to announce new rules that will require the winners of next year's 700 MHz auction to allow any device running any application on the network so long as it is not illegal or malicious. The new rule will only apply to networks set up with the new spectrum, not existing networks. If multiple networks are set up consumers would be able to use a single device on any network and run any application on that device. The FCC Chairman hopes this will encourage innovation and open the door to new services.

more info at USA Today »



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