The University of Strathclyde’s Centre for White Space Communications is a multi-disciplinary international centre engaging with industry, government and academic partners to undertake R&D in areas related to White Space radio spectrum
White Space… what is it?
The term ‘White Space’ refers to portions of licensed radio spectrum that licensees do not use all of the time or in all geographical locations. Several regulators around the world are moving towards allowing unlicensed access to these frequencies, subject to the proviso that licensed transmissions are not adversely affected. By allowing access to these White Space frequencies, more effective and efficient use of the radio spectrum is envisaged. Read More
Read about R&D projects such as the White Space rural broadband trial being conducted on the Isle of Bute, Scotland, in partnership with BT, the BBC, Steepest Ascent, Berg Design, and Netpropagate Corporation. Read More