The US government wants to create an experimental city for testing wireless tech

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The US government has for years been trying to encourage “spectrum sharing” as a way of getting more and faster wireless connections around the country. The idea is to convince the organizations that own rights to transmit data over specific airwaves — such as the US military and private TV broadcasters — to allow some of their airwaves to be used by other people; say, individuals for Wi-Fi connections. Now the government is explaining in greater detail its plans to create an experimental town somewhere in the US to see just what that spectrum sharing arrangement could look like — and what problems might arise.

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