ColdHubs ICT team attended the Nigerian TV White Spaces Workshop at Abuja which was organized by the Association of Telecommunication Companies Of Nigeria (ATCON) and Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA). Also present at the occasion was Microsoft, Adaptrum, the Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) and Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), the theme of the workshop was: “Facilitating broadband penetration in Nigeria through TV white spaces”.
Much was drawn on the benefits of Nigeria adopting the technology in other to improve the internet access in the country. Examples were taken from other developing countries, using the technology and how the internet access has improved over the years through the adoption of TVWS.
ColdHubs received the 2018 Microsoft Airband Initiative grant award, to set up four internet kiosks alongside its Hubs and connect the kiosks to the internet using the TV White Spaces technology.