[caption id="attachment_45484" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Tapping unused TV white spaces could help bring wireless connectivity at speeds ranging from 15 to 20 Mbps."]Tapping unused TV white spaces could help bring wireless connectivity at speeds ranging from 15 to 20 Mbps.[/caption]

A new flavor of Wi-Fi, with longer range and better wall-piercing power, could show up in wireless gadgets a year from now if the Federal Communications Commission works out the last details of new spectrum rules that long have been in the making.

Nearly two years ago, the FCC voted to...

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