Amazon gets US FCC's OK to sell high-end Kindle Fire 4G tablets

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Incgot approval from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission tosell its high-end Kindle Fire 4G tablets, a company spokeswomansaid on Wednesday.

Amazon unveiled the new tablets last month, but the deviceshad not yet secured FCC clearance. The company had to putdisclaimers on Web pages and emails promoting the products.

FCC approval is required for wireless communications devicesto assure that they operate safely and don't improperlyinterfere with other signals.

(Reporting by Alistair Barr; Editing by Gary Hill)

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