Broadband for better agriculture
FarmBeats uses broadband to connect farmers to the power of AI and the Microsoft Cloud. The result: better decisions, lower costs, and higher crop yields.
Closing the rural broadband gapMany rural areas lack broadband access, limiting their ability to thrive in a digital economy. The Airband Initiative brings affordable broadband access to everyone.
We partner with equipment makers, internet and energy access providers, and local entrepreneurs to make affordable broadband access a reality for communities around the world.
Eliminating the US rural broadband gap
Closing the global digital divide
Solving the homework gap
Mid-Atlantic Broadband utilizes TV White Space technology to extend their fiber-optic network and provide connectivity to unconnected families and students.Play video on the homework gap
In the news
Learn more about the Microsoft Airband Initiative and explore the latest news and updates.
Stepping up our efforts to close the rural broadband gap
With the early progress of the Airband Initiative, we are raising our goal. We will now work to extend broadband access to 3 million Americans in rural areas by July 2022.