Topic: TV White Spaces (TVWS)
Microsoft and Watch Communications have signed a pact to expand broadband access in Ohio, Illinois, and Indiana as part of Microsoft's Airband Initiative.
Theaters in New York City and across the country are sounding the horn about potential elevated risks of interference to wireless microphones and other devices if Microsoft’s proposals for TV white spaces are adopted.
WISPA, New America’s Open Technology Institute, Next Century Cities, Tribal Digital Village and the Gigabit Libraries Network are supporting Microsoft’s petition for rulemaking on TV white spaces (TVWS).
Rise Broadband is seeing progress in the TV white space (TVWS) arena as well as in the 60 GHz band to offer high broadband speeds to rural homes.
Microsoft has increased the number of rural Americans it wants to reach with its Airband initiative to 3 million.
Microsoft’s Airband effort appears to be gaining steam through the company’s steady announcements of additional carrier and vendor participants.
Microsoft’s Rural Airband Initiative now includes 23 projects in 15 states.
Microsoft applied for a Special Temporary Authority (STA) to support restoration efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Staying true to its mission, Microsoft continues to beat the drum for TV white spaces.
The National Translator Association (NTA) says free over-the-air TV broadcast service should not be "destroyed" by Microsoft's White Space plan.