NEW TECH­NOL­OGY

TV WHITE SPACE (TVWS)

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One of the rev­o­lu­tion­ary re­search in­no­va­tions that Sin­ga­pore is de­ploy­ing is the use of the TV white space, to make use of the unas­signed and un­used fre­quen­cies in TV broad­cast bands. The prop­er­ties of this TVWS are that it prop­a­gates fur­ther than con­ven­tional wifi with bet­ter pen­e­tra­tion char­ac­ter­is­tics. This new tech­nol­ogy is be­ing put to use to study its char­ac­ter­is­tics in the Sin­ga­pore Gar­den by the Bay area and the uses of this tech­nol­ogy is M2M com­mu­ni­ca­tion, cel­lu­lar of­fload­ing and wire­less sen­sors. The next step for the coun­try is the TVWS reg­u­la­tory frame­work that out­lines the rules and reg­u­la­tions of this in­no­va­tion.

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