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More licence-exempt 5 GHz spectrum needed, groups tell Industry Canada

News | 05/27/2002 4:00 am EDT

The Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA) is urging Industry Canada to designate more licence-free spectrum in the 5 GHz range for wireless local area network (LAN) systems to expand broadband communications in the country. The growing U.S. wireless lobby group, which now counts about 135 members globally, has the support of Nokia – one of the world’s largest wireless equipment makers – and the Radio Advisory Board of Canada (RABC).

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