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Using 5GHz and 802.11ac in congested airspaces

27 March 2015 at 12:10pm

This case study focuses on a request from academic departments within Loughborough University to assist with final year student assessment and viva demonstrations. This is achieved by moving away from the use of privately created wireless networks within the local department and instead using University infrastructure and hardware.

Thanks to Pranay Pancholi at Loughborough for providing the document.