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The Coming Super Wi-Fi

“Last week, the FCC adopted a regulation that could dramatically improve our wireless devices. The rule offered a much-improved slice of the radio space for unlicensed use.”

“Tech observers say the new rules will lead to a new class of wireless devices known as “Super Wi-Fi.” These new routers will be able to broadcast over very large areas—you could use a single device to bring Internet connections to an entire university campus, apartment building, or hospital. Anyone who’s ever fiddled with a balky router will welcome these new devices. But Super Wi-Fi isn’t the most interesting thing about this rule. The best part about the new spectrum is…well, we don’t know what the best part will be…”


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