Bridging the Digital Divide: Microsoft's Rural Airband Initiatve

Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Golden Gate A

Panelist: 
Kevin Connolly, Director, Microsoft Airband Initiative

In July, Microsoft announced an initiative to help eliminate the gap in high-speed internet access in the country’s hardest-to-reach areas — an effort called the Rural Airband Initiative, which set an ambitious target of bringing better broadband to two million Americans within the next five years. In this session, Kevin Connolly will share more detail on the initiative and how Microsoft plans to meet its goal of providing affordable access to high speed wireless internet to rural America through partnerships with local telecom providers.

 

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