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Wireless broadband opportunities through TVWS for networking in rural areas of Africa

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Ouattara, Dramane (main author), Chalouf, Mohhamed Aymen (author), Krief, Francine (author), Hamdi, Omessaad (author)
Format:
Journal article
Publication Date:
2015
URL:
eudl.eu/pdf/10.4108/inis.2.3.e4
Published:
International: European Alliance for Innovation (EAI)
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
Africa, coverage, development, health services, information services, information systems, Internet, media effectiveness, networks, online systems, radio, rural areas, rural communication, rural conditions, rural development, television, information technology, health, emergency management, broadband, connectivity, television channels
Notes:
11 pages., Online via Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)., Authors propose a new approach based on Cognitive Radio technology to address the challenges for ensuring connectivity in remote areas of Africa. "Cognitive Radio will be used to manage the selection/switching across different frequency UHF/VHF bands or TV White Spaces (TVWS), while avoiding interference."