Google will take advantage of the unused space on the South African TV spectrum to offer Internet services to the population. The first place to receive the novelty Cape Town, in which ten schools will be connected to broadband.
The television frequency is cheaper and also makes the Internet reach places with little telecommunications-related infrastructure.
There is a fear that this would interfere with the service provided by the television networks, but Google has said it will work together with local regulatory bodies, which will take frequent measurements to ensure that everything is going well.
In addition, the company uses its database to find spectra least likely to cause problems to the television system.
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