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Nominet announces new pilot using TVWS spectrum

Monday 15 May 2017 | 19:18 CET | News
UK internet company Nominet announced the launch of a new pilot in the Monmouthshire community of Llanarth (Wales), bringing broadband connectivity to nine households using TV white space (TVWS) spectrum. Currently, around 170 households in Llanarth experience poor broadband with an average speed of 2.5 Mbps, prompting Monmouthshire county council to approach Nominet and its partner Broadway Partners to trial the technology. The six-month pilot is currently delivering speeds of up to 30 Mbps, said the company, using dynamic spectrum management to ensure that TVWS signals don't interfere with

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Nominet
Countries: United Kingdom
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