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  • Connecting Africa using Television white space

    Connecting Africa using TVWS

    October 1, 2019 • SponsoredComments Off on Connecting Africa using TVWS

    Imagine a world where we cannot immediately pick up our phones to google whatever is on our minds? Whether it’s the latest phone on the market, the closest hospital in the case of an emergency or even how to unblock an overflowing drain, information or...

  • Connecting Africa using Television white space

    TV White Space project receives funding for deployment in South Africa

    August 12, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on TV White Space project receives funding for deployment in South Africa

    The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to support an Adaptrum project designed to help improve internet access to rural areas of South Africa on Monday, 5 August 2019. The grant aims to fund several TV White Space (TVWS) deployments...

  • USTDA awards grant to South Africa TV White Space project. Image sourced from Twitter.

    USTDA expands affordable internet access across South Africa

    August 7, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on USTDA expands affordable internet access across South Africa

    On 5 August 2019, The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced that they had awarded a grant to South Africa’s Wireless Access Providers Association (WAPA) for a pilot project that aims to help improve internet access for rural and...

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    Online partners hail SA’s TV White Spaces trial success

    November 8, 2013 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Online partners hail SA’s TV White Spaces trial success

    Google, WAPA, and partners today announced the outcomes of a successful TVWS trial with ten schools in the Cape Town area that began in March this year. TV White Spaces are unused channels in the broadcast TV spectrum that offer the potential to improve...

  • South Africa: Google part of country’s first TVWS trial

    March 26, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Google part of country’s first TVWS trial

    Carlson Wireless has announced the launch of the first TV White Space (TVWS) trial in South Africa. Led by Google, the trial will test TVWS wireless broadband in ten schools across the Cape Town area. Carlson, the project’s equipment vendor, Google and...