The Microsoft Airband Initiative partners with local organizations to develop cost-effective solutions tailored to the unique needs of their communities.
With a mix of technologies, AirJaldi has created a series of hybrid networks to provide affordable and reliable internet to some of India’s most underserved regions.
Italian coffee company Lavazza, energy and agricultural innovator ALO&Partners, and the Colombian nonprofit MAKAIA teamed up to connect rural, coffee-growing areas of Colombia. Internet access was delivered via TV White Space technology and has already connected two schools and five farms.
Allband and Merit Network
Allband Communications and Merit Network have partnered to deliver broadband internet access to residential customers and businesses. This enables school bus connectivity and animal tracking on private reserves and state parks in rural Michigan.