Why free spectrum doesn't mean free Wi-Fi

A recent article claiming the the US-based Federal Communications Commission will create its own free super-speed Wi-Fi network misses one point: nothing is free in the world of telecommunications.

A recent Washington Post article about the Federal Communications Commission’s goal of making parts of the 600MHz spectrum band available for use free of charge was written in a way that led some readers to believe that the FCC was proposing a nationwide free “super” Wi-Fi network.


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