Brazil consults on opening up TV white spaces

Friday 29 May 2020 | 12:10 CET | News
Brazil's National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) approved the opening of a public consultation on the use of idle spectrum in the UHF and VHF bands, so-called white spaces. According to the proposal, the idle spaces available for TV stations could be occupied by broadband, fixed telephony and private limited services for companies. The equipment using the frequencies could help expand the availability of broadband in rural and remote regions of Brazil. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Anatel
Countries: Brazil
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