This data accompanies the two reports we published on our website on the 13th May 2016: 2.4GHz Wi-Fi airborne measurements, and 2.4 and 5GHz Wi-Fi airborne measurements over Northampton. Please see those documents for a detailed explanation of how this data was captured and our analysis of it. These data files are comma delimited, geo-located spectrum analyser measurements calibrated to the antenna port, with details of the equipment set-up in the headers.
The data were published to accompany a consultation document: Improving spectrum access for consumers in the 5GHz band, published 13 May 2016. This document sets out proposals for increasing the amount of 5GHz radio spectrum available for Wi-Fi and other related wireless technologies. It invites the views of stakeholders on how Ofcom's wider Wi-Fi strategy should be developed to meet consumer demand. In this document Ofcom sets out steps to enhance spectrum access for Wi-Fi and enable growth and innovation in new wireless services for consumers.