WhiteSpaces: An Enabler
- VHF / UHF bands traditionally reserved to broadcasters have highly favorable propagation characteristics.
Penetrating through foliage and structures, they reach far and wide.
- The worldwide move from analog to digital TV frees up spectrum creating what is called 'Whitespaces'.
- These Whitespaces will deliver quality high speed internet access
The WhiteSpace Alliance will shape the worldwide TV Whitespace ecosystem for delivering cost-effective wireless broadband solutions.
- Simplify existing standards and specifications for cost-effective deployment.
- Develop standards and specifications necessary to provide economical broadband access.
- Create an open forum for manufacturers and operators to network and define an inter-operable platform.
- Provide certification and testing of devices based on the Whitespace Alliance technical protocols
- Enable database compliance and interoperability for devices.
- Improve deployment and operating practices through education and support programs to reduce the installation learning curve