US Lawmaker Asks FCC for Explanation of Google Backed Spectrum Plan

Last Friday a senior U.S. lawmaker asked the Federal Communications Commission to explain its plan to open unused airwaves for wireless devices.  This is a plan being backed backed by Google.

Rep. John Dingell, chairman of the House of Representatives House Energy and Commerce Committee, sent a list of questions to Martin, including whether an FCC engineering report was peer reviewed, and how the agency would deal with interference from broadcast signals if it occurs.

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