Google And Microsoft Partner To Bring WiFi To Rural U.S. [Headlines]
The two tech giants are working together to bring internet access to out of the way parts of the United States.
Google, Microsoft and more than 500 rural US colleges, universities, and public interest groups have joined forces to finally solve the issue of rural internet connectivity — using Super Wi-Fi on the white space spectrum. This initiative, called AIR.U, hopes to bring between 20 and 100Mbps of wireless connectivity to rural educational institutions, which will then provide internet access to local communities. Extreme Tech