Our mission

The Microsoft Airband Initiative advances digital equity—access to affordable internet, affordable devices, and digital skills—as a platform for empowerment and digital transformation across 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.
AirJaldi - India
AirJaldi is an ISP implementing technically and economically viable internet connectivity solutions for rural areas in India.
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.
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.
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.
Cal.net - California
Cal.net provides high speed internet access to rural communities in the Central Valley of California.
Declaration Networks - Maryland
Declaration Networks is a broadband provider leveraging disruptive technology to deliver services in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington.
Declaration Networks - VA & WV
Declaration Networks is a broadband provider leveraging disruptive technology to deliver services in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington.
Declaration Networks - Washington
Declaration Networks is a broadband provider leveraging disruptive technology to deliver services in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington.
Ekovolt - Nigeria
Ekovolt is a wireless broadband and cloud services provider expanding its solutions to small and medium-sized enterprises in Nigeria.
Makaia - ALO Partners - Colombia
A private, nonprofit, and government alliance providing connectivity to rural coffee growers, helping farmers through agricultural education, telehealth, and digital skills.
Mawingu - Kenya
Mawingu is an ISP providing affordable and reliable internet access in unserved rural areas in Kenya.
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 fixed wireless and fiber networks to provide affordable broadband access for tribes in the U.S.
Net1 and Teagasc - Ireland
Net 1 is our ISP partner deploying a TVWS pilot and FarmBeats solution at Ballyhaise.
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.
RED Technologies - France
RED Technologies is a certified TVWS Database provider.
Republic TV Association - Washington
Republic TV Association is a cooperative ISP located in Republic, WA that provides service to remote areas of Ferry County.
RTO Wireless - Maine
RTO Wireless constructs and deploys wireless internet access networks to provide broadband in rural Maine, New York and Vermont.
RTO Wireless - New York
RTO Wireless constructs and deploys wireless internet access networks to provide broadband in rural Maine, New York and Vermont.
RTO Wireless - Vermont
RTO Wireless constructs and deploys wireless internet access networks to provide broadband in rural Maine, New York and Vermont.
Sacred Wind - New Mexico
Sacred Wind Communications 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.
Crown Castle - Texas
Crown Castle is one of the largest providers of communication infrastructure, connecting and businesses to essential data, technology and wireless services.
Adaptrum - South Africa
Adaptrum is partnering with USTDA, Wireless Access Providers Association of South Africa (WAPA) using TVWS to provide broadband internet to three regions within South Africa.
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.
Aristotle - Arkansas
Aristotle is an ISP providing services via a hybrid fixed wireless network in rural Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri and Oklahoma.
Aristotle - Mississippi
Aristotle is an ISP providing services via a hybrid fixed wireless network in rural Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri and Oklahoma.
Aristotle - Missouri
Aristotle is an ISP providing services via a hybrid fixed wireless network in rural Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri and Oklahoma.
Aristotle - Oklahoma
Aristotle is an ISP providing services via a hybrid fixed wireless network in rural Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri and Oklahoma.
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, Indiana, Kansas, Illinois, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
Wisper, ISP - Indiana
Wisper is a fixed wireless ISP providing broadband service to residents and businesses in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Illinois, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
Wisper, ISP - Kansas
Wisper is a fixed wireless ISP providing broadband service to residents and businesses in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Illinois, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
Wisper, ISP - Illinois
Wisper is a fixed wireless ISP providing broadband service to residents and businesses in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Illinois, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
Wisper, ISP - Missouri
Wisper is a fixed wireless ISP providing broadband service to residents and businesses in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Illinois, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
Wisper, ISP - Oklahoma
Wisper is a fixed wireless ISP providing broadband service to residents and businesses in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Illinois, Missouri, and 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.
Fibairo - Scotland
Fibairo uses emerging and breakthrough technology to provide connectivity to those under-served by traditional connectivity solutions throughout the United Kingdom.
Ilitha - South Africa
Ilitha is focused on delivering fast and affordable pay-as-you-go broadband service to peri-urban and rural communities in South Africa.
Arizona - Native Network
Native Network constructs and deploys fixed wireless and fiber networks to provide affordable broadband access for tribes in the U.S.
Vistabeam - Nebraska
Vistabeam is a rural wireless ISP located in Nebraska that is expanding broadband access in Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming.
Vistabeam - Colorado
Vistabeam is a rural wireless ISP located in Nebraska that is expanding broadband access in Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming.
Vistabeam - Wyoming
Vistabeam is a rural wireless ISP located in Nebraska that is expanding broadband access in Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming.
Treasure State Internet & Telegraph - Montana
TSI&T provides high-speed internet to the Helena area, using fiber, wireless technologies, VoIP, and telegraph services.
DRCD - Dublin
This is a partnership between DRCD, LGMA and Microsoft to provide connectivity for students using TVWS.
Watch Communications - Tennessee
Watch Communications is an ISP deploying fixed wireless services in Tennessee.
Albavision - Guatemala
This project will provide connectivity to rural communities in Mexico and the Northern Triangle Region – El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras.
Avina - Argentina
This project will provide connectivity to rural communities in the Gran Chaco region of South America - Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay.
Anthem Broadband - Idaho
Anthem Broadband is based in Idaho with over 20,000 subscribers in Idaho, Eastern Oregon and Montana and is expanding into Utah and Nevada.
Anthem Broadband - Montana
Anthem Broadband is based in Idaho with over 20,000 subscribers in Idaho, Eastern Oregon and Montana and is expanding into Utah and Nevada.
Anthem Broadband - Nevada
Anthem Broadband is based in Idaho with over 20,000 subscribers in Idaho, Eastern Oregon and Montana and is expanding into Utah and Nevada.
Anthem Broadband - Oregon
Anthem Broadband is based in Idaho with over 20,000 subscribers in Idaho, Eastern Oregon and Montana and is expanding into Utah and Nevada.
Anthem Broadband - Utah
Anthem Broadband is based in Idaho with over 20,000 subscribers in Idaho, Eastern Oregon and Montana and is expanding into Utah and Nevada.
Enduring Ventures - Nevada
Enduring Ventures will extend broadband access to more than 500,000 people; 50,000 of which reside in unserved areas in Nevada and Washington.
Enduring Ventures - Washington
Enduring Ventures will extend broadband access to more than 500,000 people; 50,000 of which reside in unserved areas in Nevada and Washington.

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