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Points of conflict in the wireless arena

FCC faces demands from tech giants that want access to slices of spectrum, and from a start-up with plans for citywide Wi-Fi.

The FCC is facing demands from tech giants that want access to slices of spectrum, and from a start-up with plans for citywide Wi-Fi.

Silicon Valley company petitioned FCC 15 months ago to build national wireless network on unused spectrum. It's still awaiting a response.
August 16, 2007

Technology companies are pitted against TV broadcasters over access to the unused spectrum between TV channels.
August 16, 2007

Company called Meraki to give away wireless routers in attempt to blanket the city with free Wi-Fi access.
August 14, 2007

As part of seven-year contract for London-to-Scotland trains, National Express to offer even coach passengers free wireless connectivity.
August 14, 2007

Aftermath of Minnesota bridge collapse tests effectiveness of citywide Wi-Fi in an emergency for the first time.
August 8, 2007