Broadcast nets say Google plan would put wireless mics at risk

08/15/2013 | Examiner (Washington, D.C.), The

Broadcast networks are calling on the Federal Communications Commission to continue to reserve two open spectrum channels for use by wireless microphones, despite a push by Google and Microsoft to use the space for wireless broadband. "We fear that the commission inadvertently may be heading down a path that puts newsgathering at risk," Fox, ABC and CBS wrote in a letter to the FCC. "Without two reserved channels for wireless microphones, it would be virtually impossible to guarantee an interference-free experience for news gatherers in large markets."

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