Does your current Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n connections gets disconnected with-in certain parts of your home while you have to make some urgent email or make the most of the web, then you might be please to hear that a brand new Wi-Fi standard is under development.
This new Wi-Fi connection is termed as 802.22 and is currently under development which provides you approximately 62 mile range which is plenty to cover the most of the whole area. The new standard Wi-Fi transmission means that speed up to 22Mbps can be transmitted over 62 miles from just a single base station.
Wireless Regional Area Networks (WRANs) takes advantage of the favorable transmission characteristics of the VHF and UHF TV bands to provide broadband wireless access over a large area up to 100 km from the transmitter. Each WRAN will deliver up to 22 Mbps per channel without interfering with reception of existing TV broadcast stations, using the so-called white spaces between the occupied TV channels.
The concerned behind this long range technology is that it re-designed over a new broadcast spectrum that was previously available when analog television ended their journey. 802.22 operates in between 54MHz to 698MHz exactly suitable for long distance transmissions.
via Geeky Gadgets