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Microsoft extends white spaces pilot to India

Microsoft is working with the Andhra Pradesh government in India on a TV white spaces project, the technology that uses unused TV spectrum to deliver low-cost internet connectivity, notes NDTV. The pilot involves four educational institutions in the district of Srikakulam, with ZP High School at Voppangi as the base station, and the other three campuses as receivers, located at a distances of 10 kilometres or more from the base station. Microsoft has previously conducted this type of project on a pilot basis in Ghana, Botswana, Namibia, Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya and Singapore.

  • Monday, 24 August 2015

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