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Microsoft expands US project to bring broadband to rural areas

Wednesday 5 December 2018 | 09:01 CET | News
Microsoft announced at an event in Washington, DC plans to expand its initiative to bring broadband to rural households in the US. The Microsoft Airband Initiative was launched in July 2017 to connect at least 2 million Americans using wireless technology. After the success of the initiative's first year, Microsoft is raising its goal and aims to reach 3 million Americans in rural communities by July 2022. It's also adding additional states, including California, Indiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and West Virginia, and expects to reach 25 states within a year.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Microsoft
Countries: United States
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