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Wireless spectrum -- the invisible infrastructure over which all wireless transmissions travel -- is a finite resource. When, exactly, we'll hit the wall is the subject of intense debate, but almost everyone in the industry agrees that a crunch is coming.

The U.S. still has a slight spectrum surplus. But at the current growth rate, the surplus turns into a deficit as early as next year, according to the Federal Communications Commission's estimates.


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time to buy land near any interstate...moar cell towers incoming
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time to buy land near any interstate...moar cell towers incoming

Or just move tot he middle of nowhere ;D

Some family that live up in the mountains had one put on their land, $-$.
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time to buy land near any interstate...moar cell towers incoming

Ahh, good idea.
    
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If this is going to be an issue, couldn't we look to Japan? Don't they have wifi like..everywhere?
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time to buy land near any interstate...moar cell towers incoming

If I understand this right,that won't help.I believe they are talking about the actual frequency of the signal.Like they are running out of different frequencies to use.Death to mobile!
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If this is going to be an issue, couldn't we look to Japan? Don't they have wifi like..everywhere?

Look at little Japan....

Blow it up 100 Times and then you may see the issue at hand here!
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Laser beams. Lots and lots of laser beams are what we need.
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Look at little Japan....
Blow it up 100 Times and then you may see the issue at hand here!

Haha I thought it was referring to a crapload of wifi signals in tight areas (cities). redface.gif
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Haha I thought it was referring to a crapload of wifi signals in tight areas (cities). redface.gif

Yes it is, sorry, was thinking internet for a minute.. blushsmiley.gif
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