Wireless Spectrum

Why Dish's Blockbuster Buy Might Not Have Been So Crazy After All

Dish Network was widely ridiculed for snapping up the Blockbuster video rental chain last year, but it may be getting the last laugh now. Dish has a chance to move into the cell phone business, and all those brick-and-mortar Blockbuster stores could give it a big boost.

FCC's Super WiFi Plan Has Big Potential

White Spaces The Federal Communications Commission is poised to open up a new chunk of wireless spectrum that could soon be used to blanket small towns with wireless signals. The FCC is expected to vote on Sept. 23 to open up the wireless spectrum between TV channels for public use.