New Rural Broadband Coalition

Microsoft, ACT | The App Association and the National Rural Education Association are among those that have come together to establish a new coalition dedicated to increasing access to rural broadband using TV White Spaces technology. The group, Connect Americans Now, intends to work with the FCC regarding use of low-band spectrum that would help bolster broadband availability.

Source: Politico Morning Tech

Details on the Microsoft White Space initiative can be found  HERE.

Links to The App Association  and the National Rural Education Association

Cal.NET has proposed to use whitespace technology on projects in highly forested areas in Colusa and Tuolumne Counties. More details as they come available.

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