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Amazon joins DSA, its latest step towards being a wireless powerhouse

Amazon has become the latest webscale player to throw its weight behind more dynamic and shared spectrum, to expand internet access – and its own services – to more of the world’s population. Amazon has joined Google, Facebook and Microsoft as a charter member of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA). The DSA exists to lobby for more availability of spectrum which can be used on a flexible, unlicensed basis, and has notably been an advocate for using the TV white spaces (TVWS) frequencies. In announcing its new charter member, the Alliance pointed to a report, commissioned recently by Amazon in the UK, which found that greater digital adoption in rural areas could add more than £12bn annually in gross value…

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