Microsoft and Adaptrum Teamed Up to Demonstrate "Super Wi-Fi" at IDB Meeting in Montevideo, Uruguay - MarketWatch (click for full article) "SAN JOSE, Calif., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Microsoft and Adaptrum together demonstrated the "Super Wi-Fi" technology at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Annual Meeting 2012 Mar 16th - Mar 19th in Montevideo, Uruguay. TV whitespace technology, often called "Super Wi-Fi," is an innovative and potentially disruptive wireless broadband technology pioneered by the FCC and leading U.S. companies like Microsoft and Google and U.S. based startups. Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is a multilateral financial institution that provides development financing for Latin American countries. IDB invests in various state infrastructure projects including broadband infrastructure in Latin American countries. TV whitespace technology enables wireless broadband service over the fallow spectrum between broadcast TV channels without disrupting the TV broadcast service - making efficient use of the spectrum that otherwise sits idle. The technology also offers a path for graceful migration of TV spectrum from broadcast to broadband based on evolving social and economic needs - when flexible use of the broadcast spectrum is permitted by regulation. The key benefits of TV whitespace include:"