Being on the Community Networks forum, non of them in Kenya is using TVWs.
Unfortunately AS USUAL Kenya starts something and it dies off!
Our neighbours, Tanzania through Dodoma University and Kondoa Community
Network are making headway in usage of TVWs.
CA reps on the list should probably inform us on what measures are being
put in place to address TVWs.
On Mon, Jan 18, 2021, 8:37 PM Odhiambo Washington via kictanet <
> Hello Listers,
> So interestingly (or sadly) the TV whitespace that was freed with the
> migration to digital broadcasting is NOT in use as CA is still
> pussy-footing on the grant of licenses. Mawingu Technologies was granted a
> temporary license to test Internet provision using the TV whitespace, but
> that lapsed and now they are using the 5GHz spectrum and Fiber to provide
> I heard this today from a reliable source when I was discussing
> connectivity to some remote place in Laikipia.
> Does anyone know if things are “different on the ground” than my
> CA – any comment on this?
> Best regards,
> Odhiambo WASHINGTON,
> +254 7 3200 0004/+254 7 2274 3223
> “Oh, the cruft.”, grep ^[^#] 🙂
> kictanet mailing list
> Twitter: http://twitter.com/kictanet
> Facebook: www.facebook.com/KICTANet/
> Unsubscribe or change your options at
> The Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) is a multi-stakeholder platform
> for people and institutions interested and involved in ICT policy and
> regulation. The network aims to act as a catalyst for reform in the ICT
> sector in support of the national aim of ICT enabled growth and development.
> KICTANetiquette : Adhere to the same standards of acceptable behaviors
> online that you follow in real life: respect people’s times and bandwidth,
> share knowledge, don’t flame or abuse or personalize, respect privacy, do
> not spam, do not market your wares or qualifications.
kictanet mailing list