The C Spire Rural Broadband Consortium webpage is here! Now you can more easily follow the group’s research and testing efforts. The consortium is a partnership between C Spire, Microsoft, Siklu, Airspan and Nokia, researching how high-speed internet can affordably be brought to rural America.
CEO Hu Meena poignantly shared in a Northside Sun editorial the vision C Spire holds for Mississippi building a skilled computer science workforce that will lead the way in the digital economy. C Spire is actively working with Mississippi school leaders on this TechMVMT initiative, so keep an eye on our blog for updates in the coming months.
Earlier this year, C Spire announced the formation of the C Spire Rural Broadband Consortium with four technology companies - Nokia, Microsoft, Airspan Networks, and Siklu - to study solutions for bringing broadband connectivity to rural areas. So, what does that mean?
"Mississippi’s rural counties lose millions of dollars a year in deferred economic benefits due to a lack of technology and slow internet speeds," says Ivy Kelly, C Spire Technology Strategist. That's why
C Spire has united with four fellow technology powerhouses to scout options to reduce the broadband digital divide in these areas.
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