Free Spectrum Applications

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Here is a page to compile actual or potential applications and implications of free spectrum uses: To follow policy developments in the EU regarding spectrum policy, visit this page.

  • Municipal wireless projects could see new life because the greater range of white space spectrum could reduce implementation costs of city-wide hotspots.
  • Web-connected devices like e-book readers, media players, smart meters and even vehicles might rely less on 3G or 4G networks for connectivity due to free or lower-cost white space network access.
  • An entirely new industry could rise, similar to that of the Wi-Fi market over the past dozen or so years, as new and updated baseband chips to support such frequencies will be needed for laptops, smartphones and notebooks.