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German scientists suggest using 700 MHz for 'Super Wi-fi'

Monday 5 January 2015 | 13:10 CET | News
Scientists at Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT) have suggested using television frequencies for cost-effective internet coverage in rural areas, Technology Review reports. The 'Super Wi-Fi' network would provide vacant television frequencies in the 700 MHz spectrum to the general population and to companies for free. The advantage of the band is its greater range of up to several kilometres, compared with WLAN, currently at 2 GHz.

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Companies: E-Plus / O2 Germany / Telefonica O2 Germany / Vodafone Germany
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