West Virginia University Launches White Space Broadband
Campus Gets Wi-Fi Courtesy of New Longer Range Technology
West Virginia University today announced that they're the first University to make space of white space broadband (aka "Super Wi-Fi"), a technology that uses the spectrum freed by the migration to digital television. In an announcement
, the University stated that the first leg of their white space deployment will involve delivering Wi-Fi access for students and faculty at the Public Rapid Transit platforms, which whole campus coverage coming after that. Wilmington, North Carolina was technically the first region to offer white space broadband, albeit for little more than connecting a few cameras in a public park
. Both Google
are conducting trials in Africa.