Aug 2017 BCoE Newsletter

Aug 2017 BCoE Newsletter

Microsoft announced last month that it is proposing a $10 billion dollar effort to connect 23.4 million Americans in rural areas to broadband.
August 4, 2017

The phrase $10 billion investmet is an eyecatcher.

It caught my attention when Microsoft announced it could spend up to that amount on developing and deploying TV White Space over the  next few years.  BCoE has worked hard over the recent past with an eye toward helping entrepeneurs begin deploying TVWS systems that enjoy reasonably priced equipment - as we did for broadband and its cable modems. What follows is a snapshot of our TVWS efforts, along with some interesting reports by my colleague Paul Nikolich from his recent IEEE meetings on 802 standards efforts in Berlin.  Read More...

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