Being able to move from classroom to classroom with a connection is great, but how many wireless access points do you need to get good coverage throughout a building. White Space Wi-Fi will allow you to have fewer devices as the single is stronger and will not weaken when going through walls. The hard part at the school level is the need to invest in NEW hardware to take advantage of this new technology. Something to think about down the road, we will have to see how it all works out over the next few months.
A good article to read up on the technology:
- What You Need to Know About White Space Wi-Fi (pcworld.com)
- REALITY CHECK: White Spaces “Wi-Fi On Steroids” Is Still Going To Cost Money To Use (GOOG, T, S, VZ) (businessinsider.com)