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Microsoft to Use TV White Space to Put Wi-Fi on Rural School Buses

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SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! TVWS works by delivering broadband internet over unused TV channels, which traditionally serve as buffers between active channels. Key to unlocking the potential of TVWS, the FCC in 2010 allowed unlicensed radio transmitters to be in the white space, freeing up the spectrum and opening up opportunities for high-speed internet. Matt Morgan is a contributing writer for EdTech: Focus on K–12.