A new approach to broadband connectivity
New wireless technologies, like TV White Spaces which leverages unused TV channels, can help network operators reduce cost and reach more customers.
A combined approach to broadband coverage
To deliver cost effective broadband access to rural areas, network operators must leverage a mix of technologies like TV White Spaces, fixed wireless, and satellite coverage. This technology model can reduce both the initial capital and the ongoing operating costs of broadband networks.
Learn more about hybrid wireless networks
Microsoft Airband Initiative team members provide a technical overview of fixed wireless technologies including TV White Spaces.
Get technology and patents
Microsoft offers royalty-free access to dozens of patents and sample source code related to TV White Spaces (TVWS) to help stimulate investment and enable broadband connectivity.
Access special offers
Internet service providers (ISPs) can access special pricing on TV White Spaces equipment, telecom infrastructure, software solutions and more through the Airband ISP Program.