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The FCC Should ­se Blockchain to Manage Wireless Spectrum


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Blockchain for wireless spectrum

Using blockchain technology to distribute wireless spectrum could make the system more efficient and economical.

Credit: Hot Little Potato

The technology at the heart of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin—blockchain—has captured the world's attention, much as the internet, peer-to-peer file transfers, apps, and the cloud did before it. Simply put, blockchains are distributed databases that can be securely updated without the need for central intermediaries.

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