FCC Certifies Carlson Wireless Technologies TV White Space Radio

January 15, 2014 – Sunnyvale, CA – Carlson Wireless Technologies (CWT) announced today that The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has certified the company’s RuralConnect TV white space (TVWS) radio system for use with the Spectrum Bridge TV white spaces database. This certification brings to market the world’s first affordable long-distance, non-line-of-site (NLOS) fixed wireless broadband system. Designed…

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Library Super Wi-Fi Pilot Announced – Open Call to Participate

July 1, 2013 – San Francisco – Today the Gigabit Libraries Network (GLN) announced an open call to participate in a national pilot program to explore uses for newly available unlicensed spectrum called Super Wi-Fi or White Space to support remote library wi-fi hotspots in their communities. Unlike traditional wi-fi, Super Wi-Fi (though currently capable of…

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White Space Arrives in Gold Country

The first commercial application of TV White-Space broadband offers residents of California’s Gold Country a ‘wealth’ of opportunities. April 18, 2013 – Arcata, CA – The rugged landscape of California’s Gold Country has been sought after for centuries, but its enchanting features have also obstructed 21st-Century Internet access. Newly-released technology is about to liberate these…

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Google and Carlson Bring TV White Space Internet to South African Schools

South Africa’s first-ever TV White Space trial looks to establish the framework for Internet connectivity in emergent nations March 25, 2013 – Arcata, CA- Carlson Wireless today announces the launch of the first TV White Space (TVWS) trial in South Africa. Led by Google, the trial will test TVWS wireless broadband in ten schools across…

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Another TV White Space Breakthrough: New High-Gain, Omnidirectional Base-Station Antenna

August 22, 2012 – Arcata, CA – TV white space presents many opportunities that never existed before, including expanding broadband capabilities in areas that were previously underserved. As the impending rollout approaches, new and more sophisticated technologies are being developed every day that will maximize the effectiveness of this new spectrum. Case in point, Carlson recently engineered…

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No Line of Sight Required With New TV White Space Broadband Technology

May 10, 2012 – Arcata, CA – TV White Space is making big news. It is an untapped resource that offers abundant amounts of unlicensed spectrum whose signal can penetrate almost any obstacle, from trees to walls, which is especially important in rural areas. Due to its outstanding propagation characteristics, line of sight is not…

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‘Key Technology Disruptor’ Carlson to Talk TV White Space at Emerging Tech Summit

February 7, 2012 – Arcata, CA – Rising tech entrepreneur Jim Carlson will discuss the disruptive potential of TV white space technology at Pacific Crest Securities’ 9th annual Emerging Tech Summit in San Francisco Feb. 14. Pacific Crest Securities, an investment bank focused exclusively on technology, hosts this invitation-only event to give institutional investors, venture capitalists, and…

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