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 provides TVWS radio solutions and is headquartered in Ontario, Canada.
Adaptrum - California
Adaptrum provides 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.
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 TVWS 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.
Anditel - Colombia
Anditel is a Colombian ISP providing connectivity to schools and farms and promoting the commercial use of TVWS technology in areas that are hard to access.
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 Multicasting - Texas
ARK Multicasting is a TV broadcasting company working on a collaborative project for TVWS adjacent channel testing.
Astrea - Wisconsin
Astrea is an ISP servicing residential and business customers in rural Wisconsin.
Astrea - Michigan
Astrea is an ISP servicing residential and business customers in the Upper Peninsula of 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 ISP whose mission is to be the global leader in rural broadband access. This project is focused on providing affordable connectivity to rural Ghana.
C Spire - Mississippi
C Spire is a privately held company, providing a wide range of wireless, broadband, and business communication solutions to consumers in Mississippi.
Cal.net - California
Cal.net, Inc. is a privately held company providing high speed internet services in California.
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
CV Wireless provides high speed internet service using TVWS, into customer locations in Essex/Willsboro, New York State.
Dancing Crow Farm - Washington
Dancing Crow Farm is using TVWS and Wi-Fi connectivity to help small farmers increase their yields, reduce losses, and control costs in Washington.
DCN, LLC DBA Dakota Carrier Network - North Dakota
Dakota Carrier Network is piloting TVWS technology in North 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 Washington.
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.
Ferry County Search and Rescue - Washington
Ferry County Search and Rescue (SAR) is an all-volunteer Search and Rescue Team is part of the Ferry County Sheriff's office and provides a critical service to all residents and visitors to Ferry County.
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 telehealth 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 TVWS 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 Wi-Fi 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 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.
Nebraska Education Service Unit - Nebraska
Nebraska Education Service Unit is the political subdivision that serves as the intermediate level education service agency for member school districts.
Nelson Wheat - Washington
An agricultural IoT project in partnership with Microsoft FarmBeats and Nelson Family Farms involving use of sensors, drones and TVWS radio to provide data insights.
Net1 and Teagasc - Ballyhaise
Net 1 is our ISP partner deploying a TVWS pilot and FarmBeats solution at Ballyhaise.
Network Business Systems Inc. - Illinois
Network Business Systems Inc. is a WISP deploying 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 WISP deploying 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 WISP deploying 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 - United Kingdom
Nominet is a TVWS database provider for the United Kingdom and United States.
Nomotech - Bazian
Nomotech is leader in the Internet by Hertzian technology in France since 2003, helping to break down the digital divide by bringing high and very high-speed connections everywhere.
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.
Republic TV Association - Fiber Project - Washington
Republic TV Association is a cooperative ISP located in Republic, WA that provides service to the remote section of Ferry County.
Riverview Gardens - Wisconsin
Using the power of the cloud, Microsoft has introduced FarmBeats that provides various sensors, cameras, and drone mapping to help Riverview Gardens increase its yields, reduce losses, and control costs.
RTO Wireless - Maine
RTO Wireless constructs and deploys wireless internet access networks to provide affordable broadband internet access in rural markets within Maine.
RTO Wireless - New York
RTO Wireless constructs and deploys wireless internet access networks to provide affordable broadband internet access in rural markets within New York.
RTO Wireless - Vermont
RTO Wireless constructs and deploys wireless internet access networks to provide affordable broadband internet access in rural markets within 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, 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 - Texas
Skylark Wireless is developing next-gen wireless solutions to connect under-served populations, focusing on high-speed connectivity, including TVWS in Texas.
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
Sonar is a modern ISP Billing & OSS software running 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-connected solar energy through a single in-home device to unserved areas in rural India.
Veterans Affairs - Nationwide
Our partnership with the Veterans Affairs will establish or ameliorate broadband connectivity for underserved rural Veteran communities, with the specific aim of improving access to online VA services and/or benefits for rural Veterans across the US.
VisionNet, WrightGrid - DRC
VisionNet is an ISP providing broadband satellite communication services in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
VPNet - Puerto Rico
VPNet is a rural broadband and business services provider that for the last ten years has provided services to business customers in Puerto Rico.
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 services in 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 connectivity 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.
Aristotle Unified Communications - Arkansas
Aristotle is an ISP providing services via a hybrid fixed wireless network that focuses primarily on underserved and unserved rural areas.
Aristotle Unified Communications - Mississippi
Aristotle is an ISP providing services via a hybrid fixed wireless network that focuses primarily on underserved and unserved rural areas.
Aristotle Unified Communications - Missouri
Aristotle is an ISP providing services via a hybrid fixed wireless network that focuses primarily on underserved and unserved rural areas.
Aristotle Unified Communications - Oklahomoa
Aristotle is an ISP providing services via a hybrid fixed wireless network that focuses primarily on underserved and unserved rural areas.
Tilson - Portland, Maine
Tilson will provide licensing, engineering, project management, and construction services for Airband ISPs for their successful expansion into rural communities.
Watch Communications - Kentucky
Watch Communications is an ISP deploying fixed wireless services in Kentucky.
Wisper, ISP - Arkansas
Wisper is a fixed wireless ISP providing broadband service to residents and businesses in Arkansas.
Wisper, ISP - Indiana
Wisper is a fixed wireless ISP providing broadband service to residents and businesses in Indiana.
Wisper, ISP - Kansas
Wisper is a fixed wireless ISP providing broadband service to residents and businesses in Kansas.
Wisper, ISP - Illinois
Wisper is a fixed wireless ISP providing broadband service to residents and businesses in Illinois.
Wisper, ISP - Missouri
Wisper is a fixed wireless ISP providing broadband service to residents and businesses in Missouri.
Wisper, ISP - Oklahoma
Wisper is a fixed wireless ISP providing broadband service to residents and businesses in Oklahoma.
Zayo - Colorado
Zayo is a global network solutions provider with deep networks throughout the US and Europe, they provide bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies.
Radwin - New Jersey
RADWIN is a leading global provider of sub-6 GHz broadband wireless solutions, and is now providing TVWS solutions.

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