Microsoft has expanded its Airband Initiative to serve people with internet access across the globe. Previously, it planned to bring broadband access to 3 million people living in the rural U.S.
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Microsoft is teaming up with U.S. state Vermont in order to help boost broadband connectivity and introduce several skill programs in rural areas. The collaboration is part of the Airband Initiative.
A new agreement between Microsoft and Native Network will see 73,500 people living in rural communities in rural Montana and Washington receive broadband internet as part of the Airband Initiative.
As part of its Airband Initiative, Microsoft has signed an agreement with Network Business Systems to deliver high-speed internet to 126,700 more people living in rural communities in the U.S.
Microsoft will be collaborating with Agile Networks to deliver broadband internet to 110,000 people living in rural communities in Ohio. This team-up is part of the tech giant's Airband Initiative.
Microsoft is aiming to deliver TV white space solutions to underdeveloped communities all over the world. To that end, it will be collaborating with broadband hardware manufacturing company, RADWIN.
Qualcomm and Facebook will develop a multi-node wireless system based on 60GHz technology from the chipmaking giant in an effort to bring high-speed internet connectivity to urban areas.