Use of the TV Whitespace

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 <> wrote:

> 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
> connectivity.
> 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
> allegation??
> CA – any comment on this?
> —
> Best regards,
> Odhiambo WASHINGTON,
> Nairobi,KE
> +254 7 3200 0004/+254 7 2274 3223
> “Oh, the cruft.”, grep ^[^#] 🙂
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