Mawingu Networks: Bucket-Fi

In and around Nanyuki (Kenya), a large scale TVWS network has been deployed by Mawingu Networks to provide affordable internet access to those who thought they would never get it. Malcolm Brew, CTO of Mawingu Networks recently published a video highlighting the scale of the network, and the production and installation of the Bucket-Fi units.   Read More …

Microsoft CEO Skypes over White Space

The TV White Space project by Microsoft Research has been carrying out pilots to connect rural communities in Africa and India to the internet. On the 29th July 2015, students at the Kasturba Gandi Girls Residency School in Srikakulam (India) received a Skype call over a TVWS link from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Nadella was in Nanyukki (Kenya) Read More …

Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Formed

Twenty-three companies and organizations from across the world have joined forces to launch the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance – a global organization advocating more efficient and more effective spectrum management. The Alliance itself will be technology neutral, but will promote regulatory policies that pave the way for innovative wireless technologies that are able to exploit unused Read More …

InterDigital Develops Dynamic Spectrum Management System for TV White Space

InterDigital has developed several dynamic spectrum management (DSM) systems to fully harness the shared 500-700 MHz spectrum. DSM is a combination of radio frequency sensing and geo-location database-coordinated access (in cooperation with Spectrum Bridge, Inc.), utilising radio resource management and wireless access extensions to implement technology capable of operating with TV white spaces, for example. Read More …

Redline Communications Launches TV White Space Broadband Solution

Redline Communications have unveiled their wireless broadband solution for the 470-698 MHz band at CTIA 2013. Dubbed the “industry’s fastest” white space broadband solution, it boasts data rates of up to 100 Mbps at long range using the non-line-of-sight capabilitie of the UHF spectrum. Military-grade security has also been added to the solution, providing reliable Read More …