Empowering WiFi-Based ISPs to Bridge the Rural/Urban Broadband Digital Divide

Period of Performance: 01/01/2004 - 12/31/2004

$80K

Phase 1 SBIR

Recipient Firm

MobiLaps
8070 Georgia Avenue, #304
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Principal Investigator

Abstract

The broadband digital divide between urban and rural areas continues to be a social issue of significant concern, as it limits new opportunities for remote rural communities to access education, health and economic resources. This projects studies the feasibility of a technology that will allow rural mom&pop Broadband ISP's to be economically viable.