Would You Like To Use Your Work Wifi At Home? 802.22 Makes It Possible

| August 2, 2011 | Reply

Wifi 802.22 has been announced by the IEEE. The standard uses the white spaces left over from TV broadcast stations and will allow a distance of 12,000 square miles for the signal to be found. The idea behind the standard is to bring wifi to less populated areas over a large amount of land that don’t have access to the net right now. The new standard will allow up to 22mbps and uses a base station much like what we use today. The only thing someone would need to receive the signal would be a small box installed in their house. I can think of quite a few uses for something like this. I am not sure if the standard will ever come to more populous areas because that could make for a mess of signals, but its a great idea for smaller towns.

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