Two prominent United States Senators have told the Federal Communications Commission that it’s time to fast track “white space” devices for sending and receiving broadband, Ars Technica reports. “We request that you prioritize action on white spaces and urge the FCC to adhere to its Broadband Action Agenda and complete final rules in the third quarter of 2010,” Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) wrote to the FCC on June 14. The letter also notes that it has been nearly two years since the FCC first authorized the technology, which will allow devices to utilize unused television channels for wireless broadband…

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