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Microsoft unveils more TV white space trials

Tuesday 13 May 2014 | 11:35 CET | News
Microsoft has announced a new TV white space project with SpectraLink Wireless and Facebook to provide low-cost wireless connectivity to students and faculty at universities in Koforidua, Ghana. It also disclosed further details of white-space trials in Taiwan, Uruguay and the UK. Globally, Microsoft is now involved in white spaces pilots in 10 countries. Microsoft's partnership with SpectraLink Wireless and Facebook will deploy wireless networks covering entire campuses at All Nations University College and Koforidua Polytechnic. For students and faculty at the universities, access to the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Facebook / Microsoft
Countries: Ghana / Taiwan / United Kingdom / Uruguay
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