SHLB Applauds FCC’s TV White Space Rulemaking
February 28, 2020


For Immediate Release

Alicja Johnson
Communications Manager
(202) 263-4626

Washington, D.C. (February 28, 2020) - Today the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition applauded the Federal Communications Commission for adopting a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to update TV White Space device rules.

John Windhausen Jr., executive director of the SHLB Coalition, made the following statement:

"The SHLB Coalition is very pleased that the Commission unanimously proposed new rule changes to increase the value of the TV White Spaces spectrum. Anchor institutions need every tool in the digital toolbox to close the homework gap and meet the broadband needs of their communities."


About SHLB:
The SHLB Coalition is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) advocacy organization that supports open, affordable, high-quality broadband connections for anchor institutions and their surrounding communities. The SHLB Coalition is based in Washington, D.C. and has a diverse membership of commercial and non-commercial organizations from across the United States. To learn more, visit

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