WiFi 802.22 Technology Promises Wireless Data Over 60 Miles by Using Space Between TV Channels
Slashgear.com begins their report on 802.22 this way:
It’s the news bit you’ve been waiting years to hear! The folks at the IEEE standards body have today announced a next-generation WiFi IEEE 802.22TM standard – technology that’s designed to facilitate wireless data transfer up to 60 miles (or a hundred kilometers) at 22Mbps. This technology is said to work over these great distances by utilizing television bands – without interfering with the reception of existing television broadcast stations at that. Imagine it – connect to your HambergerDLX network anywhere inside your town from your smartphone with no data plan costs. Magical freedom!