The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Oct. 10 the agency's plans to provide free national broadband internet access will not cause significant interference with phone companies' networks, but at least one wireless carrier disagrees.

Phone company T-Mobile has warned in recent months that the FCC's plans to bring free Wi-Fi to the United States could interfere with certain frequencies on the company's $4 billion Advanced Wireless Services-1 spectrum.

The FCC rebutted these claims in a report, which said the nationwide Wi-Fi network would "not necessarily result in interference." The agency's report brings the promise of a nationwide wireless broadband network one step


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