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FCC Sets Airwaves Sale For Internet On Planes

Sat Jan 14, 2006 1:16 am

Move could give cash-strapped carriers new way to generate revenue

"Reuters/WASHINGTON - U.S. regulators plan to sell airwaves starting May 10 to provide communications services like high-speed Internet to U.S. air travelers."

http://msnbc.msn.com/id/10825114/
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RE: FCC Sets Airwaves Sale For Internet On Planes

Sat Jan 14, 2006 6:42 am

I don't quite understand this... what's meant exactly with "airwaves"? The radio waves from the plane to the satellites/ground stations, or *inside* the airplane? Although I doubt the FCC regulates what happens inside an airplane... or am I wrong?

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