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?