Our mission

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.

Our projects around the world

A world map with blue dots in the Americas, Africa, and Eurasia, but concentrated mostly around the coastal United States, east Africa, and India.
6Harmonics - Ontario
6Harmonics is providing TVWS radio solutions and is headquartered in Ontario, Canada
Adaptrum - California
Adaptrum is providing TVWS radio solutions and is headquartered in California, united States
Agile Networks - Ohio
Agile Networks is an ISP operating an established data network composed of fiber and fixed wireless connectivity throughout the state of Ohio.
Agile Networks - West Virginia
Agile Networks is an ISP operating an established data network composed of fiber and fixed wireless connectivity throughout the state of West Virginia.
Agsol - Kenya
Agsol manufactures solar powered agro-processing machines for off-grid farming communities in Kenya.
AirJaldi - India
AirJaldi is an ISP implementing technically and economically viable internet connectivity solutions for rural areas in India.
Allband & Merit - Michigan
Allband is an ISP using TV white spaces to establish broadband connections and Wi-Fi hotspots on public school buses in rural Montmorency and Alpena Counties.
American Tower - Massachusetts
American Tower offers a variety of wireless infrastructure solutions and services to deploy and support wireless networks, including towers and back-up power systems, in Massachusetts.
Anditel - Colombia
Anditel is a Colombian ISP, although they have a national footprint this project is focused on connectivity to rural schools and farms.
Angaza - Kenya
Angaza is a next-gen cloud management platform for PAYG solar home system providers in over 24 countries, with offices in California and Kenya.
ARED - Rwanda
ARED is a Platform as a Service company developing a portable kiosk to provide device charging, connectivity, and content delivery in Rwanda.
ARK Mediacom - Texas
Adjacent channel testing in conjuction with ARK Mediacom a TV broadcasting company
Astrea - Wisconsin
Astrea is an ISP servicing 85,000 customers in rural Wisconsin.
Astrea - Michigan
Astrea is an ISP servicing 85,000 customers in rural Wisconsin ans Michigan.
Axiom - Maine
Axiom is an ISP providing broadband access and digital literacy for residences and small businesses in Washington County, Maine.
Bluetown - Ghana
Bluetown is a multinational internet service provider (ISP) whose mission is to be the global leader in rural broadband access. This project is focused on providing affordable connectivity to rural Ghana.
Brightwave - South Africa
Brightwave is an ISP providing affordable internet access to rural schools and healthcare clinics in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
C Spire - Mississippi
C Spire is a privately held company, providing a wide range of wireless, broadband, and business communication solutions to consumer in Mississippi.
Cal.net - California
Cal.net, Inc. is a privately held company providing high speed internet services in California
CCI - Washington
Skylark Wireless is developing next-gen wireless solutions to connect under-served populations, focusing on long-range, high-speed connectivity, including massive-MIMO and TVWS within a 50 mile radius.
Cold Hubs - Nigeria
Cold Hubs provides solar-powered, walk-in cold rooms to help eliminate the impact of food spoilage in Nigeria.
CV Wireless - New York
CvWireless provides high speed internet service including TV white spaces, into customer locations in Essex/Willsboro, New York State.
Dancing Crow Farm - Washington
Dancing Crow Farm is using TV white space and Wi-FI connectivity to help small farmers to increase their yields, reduce losses, and control costs in Washington.
DCN, LLC DBA Dakota Carrier Network - North Dakota
5 Dakota Carrier Networks employees piloting TV white spaces technology in South Dakota.
Declaration Networks Group - Maryland
Declaration Networks Group is an alternative broadband access provider leveraging disruptive technology to deliver high capacity access services in Maryland.
Declaration Networks Group - Virginia
Declaration Networks Group is an alternative broadband access provider leveraging disruptive technology to deliver high capacity access services in Virginia.
Declaration Networks Group - Washington
Declaration Networks Group is an alternative broadband access provider leveraging disruptive technology to deliver high capacity access services in Virginia.
Ekovolt - Nigeria
Ekovolt is a wireless broadband and cloud services provider expanding its solutions to small and medium-sized enterprises in Nigeria.
Entel - Chile
The Entel project provides connectivity to health clinics in rural Chile, allowing them to communicate with larger regional hospitals, manage patient care and access medical records in real time.
Essex Farm - New York
Essex Farm is using Microsoft's TV white space and Wi-Fi , moisture and temperature sensors, cameras, and drone mapping to increase its yields, reduce losses, and control costs.
FairSpectrum - Turku
Fairspectrum is developing TVWS databases, and is headquartered in Finland
Lavazza Foundation - Colombia
Italian coffee company Lavazza, along with an alliance of private companies, nonprofits and governmental agencies is providing connectivity to rural coffee growers - helping farmers be more productive through agricultural education and supporting the community through healthcare and digital skills.
Mawingu - Kenya
Mawingu is an ISP providing affordable and reliable internet access in unserved rural areas in Kenya.
MBC - Virginia
MBC is an ISP using TV white space technology to bring residential broadband access and cloud services to students in Charlotte and Halifax Counties .
ME Solshare - Bangladesh
ME Solshare is building a peer-to-peer solar energy trading platform with WiFi towers in Bangladesh.
MeshPower - Rwanda
MeshPower provides affordable electricity to communities without access to energy in Rwanda through solar powered nanogrids and smart metering systems.
M-KOPA - Kenya
M-KOPA makes high quality solar affordable for everyone. By offering the mobile installment method of paying for solar energy, the company has pioneered a better way to supply safe power to millions of off-grid homes.
Native Network - Washington
Native Network constructs and deploys wireless internet access networks to provide affordable broadband internet access to the tribes within Flathead Reservation in Montana as well as Lummi Nation and Swinomish Tribe in Washington.
Native Network - Montana
Native Network constructs and deploys wireless internet access networks to provide affordable broadband internet access to the tribes within Flathead Reservation in Montana as well as Lummi Nation and Swinomish Tribe in Washington.
Nelson Wheat - Wisconsin
Net1 and Teagasc - Ballyhaise
Net 1 is our ISP partner deploying TVWS pilot and farmbeats solution at
Network Business Systems Inc - Illinois
Network Business Systems Inc. is a WISPdeploying wireless internet access networks and related business models to provide fixed broadband wireless access in rural markets within Illinois.
Network Business Systems Inc - Iowa
Network Business Systems Inc. is a WISPdeploying wireless internet access networks and related business models to provide fixed broadband wireless access in rural markets within Iowa.
Network Business Systems Inc - South Dakota
Network Business Systems Inc. is a WISPdeploying wireless internet access networks and related business models to provide fixed broadband wireless access in rural markets within South Dakota.
New Sun Road - Guatemala
New Sun Road is a California-based public benefit corporation dedicated to accelerating energy and internet access for under-served communities around the world. Guatemala serves as one example of a market they operate in.
Nominet - Oxford
Numbers4Health - Colorado
Numbers4Health is a collection of tools to drive positive change, better healthcare outcomes, and encourage increased ISP revenue in Colorado.
Olam Agricultural IOT - California
Olam Agricultural IOT is an agri-business leveraging technology to transform agriculture in California
PicoSoft - Nepal
PicoSoft is a rural ISP using TV white space technology in disaster recovery efforts and working with the Nepali government to bring internet access to rural primary and secondary schools.
RADWIN - Tel Aviv
RADWIN is a leading global provider of sub-6 GHz broadband wireless solutions. RADWIN is now providing TVWS solutions and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel
Riverview Garden - Wisconsin
Using the power of the cloud, Microsoft has introduced FarmBeats that provides variouis sensors, cameras, and drone mapping to help Riverview Gardens increase its yields, reduce losses, and control costs.
RTO Wireless - Maine
RTO Wireless construct and deploy wireless internet access networks to provide affordable broadband internet access in rural markets within Maine.
RTO Wireless - New York
RTO Wireless construct and deploy wireless internet access networks to provide affordable broadband internet access in rural markets within New York.
RTO Wireless - Vermont
RTO Wireless is deploying a fixed and mobile wireless network in rural Vermont to provide broadband wireless services to the unserved and underserved population of Vermont.
Sacred Wind - New Mexico
Sacred Wind Communications (SWC) is committed to improving telecommunication systems on and off tribal lands within rural areas in New Mexico.
Servtek - Colombia
Servtek is an ISP providing connectivity throughout Colombia, but specializing in last mile and hard to reach regions.
Sigora - Haiti
Sigora is leveraging their proprietary technology platform to rapidly install and scale smart energy micro-grids in Haiti, their micro-utility model provides commercially and environmentally sustainable electrification to underserved communities.
Skylark Wireless - West Virginia
Skylark Wireless is developing next-gen wireless solutions to connect under-served populations, focusing on high-speed connectivity, including TVWS in West Virginia.
Skylark Wireless - Texas
Skylark Wireless is developing next-gen wireless solutions to connect under-served populations, focusing on high-speed connectivity, including TVWS in West Virginia.
Solaris Offgrid - Tanzania
Solaris Offgrid designs and manufactures integrated solutions to foster affordable and sustainable energy access in off-grid areas in Tanzania.
Sonar - Wisconsin
ISP Billing & OSS. Runs in Azure.
Standard Microgrid - Zambia
Standard Microgrid is reinventing power with an innovative approach to distributed renewable energy services in Zambia.
SunCulture - Kenya
SunCulture aims to help small-holder farmers improve their crop yields through solar-powered irrigation systems in Kenya.
Tambero - Argentina
Tambero is working with farmers in more than 150 countries to improve their yields and reach a higher production level through cattle management, predictive forecasting and land management software.
Tribal Digital Village - California
Tribal Digital Village has deployed hybrid networks using a variety of solutions, including TVWS to solve last mile connectivity on tribal land within the state of California.
UhuruOne - Tanzania
UhuruOne is an ISP in Tanzania focused on providing connectivity, devices and educational materials to local universities.
VABB - Virginia
Virginia Broadband is a (WISP) that delivers affordable high-speed internet using fixed wireless technology in rural communities within central and eastern Virginia.
VeriOwn Solar Home System - India
Veriown provides internet-connect solar energy through a single in home device to unserved areas in rural India.
VisionNet, WrightGrid - DRC
VisionNet is an ISP providing broadband satellite communication services in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Watch Communications - Indiana
Watch Communications is an ISP deploying fixed wireless services in Indiana.
Watch Communications - Illinois
Watch Communications is an ISP deploying fixed wireless servicesin Illinois.
Watch Communications - Ohio
Watch Communications is an ISP deploying fixed wireless services in Ohio.
Whitespace UK - United Kingdom
Whitespace UK uses emerging and breakthrough technologies to provide connectivity to those under-served by traditional connecitivty solutions throughout the United Kingdom.
Zaya Labs - India
Zaya Labs specializes in affordable personalized learning solutions for unconnected schools in India, using a platform that is ideal for low-bandwidth scenarios.

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