Singapore to introduce TV white space regulations in Nov

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The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) will introduce a set of regulations for the use of spectrum in the TV White Space (TVWS). The regulations will make available for use approximately 180 MHz of spectrum when it takes effect from November this year. These regulations will set out the TVWS equipment requirements, spectrum channels to be made available for TVWS use, and how TVWS equipment should communicate with geo-location databases to identify the available spectrum channel to use, among others.

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