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IBERIAN
25th February 2013, 08:07 PM
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 25, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously last week to propose the release of significant new wireless spectrum for Wi-FiŽ via a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). The rulemaking would make available an additional 195 MHz of spectrum in the 5 GHz band for Wi-Fi, and is particularly useful for the emerging generation of gigabit-speed Wi-Fi, based on IEEE 802.11ac. This would be the largest block of unlicensed spectrum made available for Wi-Fi in the U.S. in more than a decade.
Read more here: http://www.heraldonline.com/2013/02/25/4645638/wi-fi-alliance-applauds-new-fcc.html#storylink=cpy

21849I WONDER WHAT CHUNK THEY'VE TAKEN IT AWAY FROM??? AND WILL IT IMPACT US. MIGHT DESTROY ONE OF THE FEW GOOD THINGS 5.8 HAD GOING FOR IT.