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Microsoft believes it can use television white-spaces spectrum – gaps in broadcasting frequencies – to deliver uncapped broadband Internet access to South Africans for between R20/month and R50/month. Microsoft South Africa MD Mteto Nyati says the US-headquartered

It has an arcane name and involves complex communications technology, but there’s every reason you and I should be getting very excited indeed about “television white spaces”, the gaps in spectrum between broadcast television channels. Google and Microsoft are pouring millions of dollars

Microsoft plans to work with the CSIR and the State IT Agency (Sita) to launch a trial network in South Africa’s Limpopo province that will test the feasibility of using so-called television white-spaces spectrum to offer more affordable wireless broadband access. The trial will be the third white-spaces trial