By John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable Online, 1-3-20

Microsoft is telling the FCC that wireless Internet providers have been able to boost their throughput tenfold using the TV white spaces Microsoft wants more of, and said the FCC should act on its proposal seeking tweaks to the current white spaces regime.

That came in a meeting between Microsoft execs and FCC officials, according to FCC documents.

Microsoft is pushing the FCC to respond to its May 2019 petition for rulemaking on expanding access to the so-called white spaces between TV channels.

The company wants the FCC to allow more sharing of the “white spaces” in the broadcast band for unlicensed wireless.  » Read More