The power of connectivity: Closing the digital divide with next-gen wireless
With the COVID-19 pandemic still upon us, the internet is nothing less than a lifeline.
“An internet connection is really only affordable in 29 out of the world’s 195 countries,” said Jonathan Davidson, SVP/GM of Cisco’s Mass-Scale Infrastructure Group.
From a data drip to a fire hose
Mariel Triggs is CEO of MuralNet, a nonprofit Cisco partner that is using wireless solutions to close the digital divide on Native reservations. “There are going to be options to bridge the digital divide,” Triggs said, “in a way that’s not just giving them a couple of drips of water. They can get the fire hoses.”
Innovation for all
Beesley sees the “better together” synergy of the two technologies as critical to making that happen.
Jan 07, 2021 at 00:38