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Microsoft backs white spaces trial in Tanzania

Wednesday 8 May 2013 | 14:39 CET | News
Microsoft has announced a TV white spaces pilot project in collaboration with the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) and UhuruOne to provide affordable wireless broadband access to university students and faculty in Dar es Salaam. The collaboration will enable local ISP UhuruOne to offer Windows 8 devices and service packages to universities in Dar es Salaam as well. The pilot's initial deployment will target the University of Dar es Salaam, among others. The integrated packages will include a Windows 8 laptop or tablet, wireless broadband connectivity, and applications

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Microsoft
Countries: Tanzania, United Republic of
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