Gates Wants U.S. to Open Airwaves for More Wi-Fi

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates urged U.S. communications regulators to free up more vacant television airwaves to be used for wireless services such as broadband Internet access. During an appearance before a Northern Virginia technology group, Gates said the so-called "white space" spectrum between analog broadcast channels could be used to expand access of wireless broadband service using Wi-Fi technology.

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