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A Road Map for Wireless Mesh Routing with DSA

Maliwatu, Richard , Natasha Zlobinsky, Melissa Densmore and David Johnson (2016) A Road Map for Wireless Mesh Routing with DSA. In Proceedings Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2016), George, South Africa.

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Abstract

Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) provides a new opportunity for last-mile and rural connectivity. However, the nature of DSA and varying environmental conditions means that desired spectrum is not always available. To that end, we have deployed a testbed using both DSA-enabled TV White Space devices and fixed spectrum WiFi (5GHz) in parallel to support communication between and within townships. Using this testbed, we will develop new algorithms to support wireless mesh routing in DSA networks.

EPrint Type:Conference Paper
Subjects:C Computer Systems Organization: C.2 COMPUTER-COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
ID Code:1141
Deposited By:Lamola, M.M
Deposited On:17 Febuary 2017