WhiteSpace Alliance™ (WSA), is a global trade organization advocating and promoting
broadband wireless access and machine to machine communications using unused or under-utilized spectrum:
the so called WhiteSpaces. WSA promotes architectures and technologies to enable more
efficient use of spectrum to realize a wide variety of applications ranging from wireless broadband and smart grid
to homeland security.
WSA promotes the development, deployment and use of standards based products and services for use
in the WhiteSpace spectrum, thus enabling companies to
provide broadband connectivity at reasonable cost. WSA conducts workshops, outreach activities
and provides its members with much needed information &
collaboration to succeed both in the market place and with regulatory requirements.
WhiteSpace Alliance promotes the use of IEEE, 3GPP and IETF Standards for use in the WhiteSpaces.
WSA will conduct interoperability, conformance and compliance testing of products based on WSA specifications to benefit the consumers.