TV WHITE SPACE (TVWS)
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.