Skip Navigation

Federal Communications Commission

English Display Options

Commission Document

Statement of Chairwoman Clyburn on WVa-U TV White Spaces Wi-Fi Network

Download Options

Released: July 9, 2013

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th Street, S.W.


Washington, D. C. 20554

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).



July 9, 2013
Justin Cole, 202-418-8191

Statement of Acting Chairwoman Clyburn on AIR.U and West Virginia University Launching

a Campus-Wide Wi-Fi Network Using TV White Spaces
Washington, D.C. Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn has issued the following statement on AIR.U
and West Virginia University launching a campus-wide Wi-Fi network using TV white spaces:
"Innovative deployment of TV white spaces presents an exciting opportunity for underserved rural and
low-income urban communities across the country. I commend AIR.U and West Virginia University on
launching a unique pilot program that provides campus-wide Wi-Fi services using TV white space
"This pilot will not only demonstrate how TV white space technologies can help bridge the digital divide,
but also could offer valuable insights into how best to structure future deployments."
News about the Federal Communications Commission can also be found
on the Commission's web site

Note: We are currently transitioning our documents into web compatible formats for easier reading. We have done our best to supply this content to you in a presentable form, but there may be some formatting issues while we improve the technology. The original version of the document is available as a PDF, Word Document, or as plain text.


You are leaving the FCC website

You are about to leave the FCC website and visit a third-party, non-governmental website that the FCC does not maintain or control. The FCC does not endorse any product or service, and is not responsible for, nor can it guarantee the validity or timeliness of the content on the page you are about to visit. Additionally, the privacy policies of this third-party page may differ from those of the FCC.