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5 Feb, 2013

Philippines Plans Nationwide ‘Super Wi-Fi’ | The Manila Bulletin

Due to scant broadband frequencies, the government plans to harness unused Television channels – White Space (TVWS) or “Super Wi-Fi” – nationwide within 3 years to connect rural areas, schools and also for health, disaster migration, e-services and e-business.

Between them, Metro Manila and Cebu have 18 unused channels, with 46 percent of spectrum wasted.

Davao has 62 percent TV White space with 24 unused channels and the country’s

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