global_wi-fiWi-Fi seems ubiquitous to most of us, however there are places that do not have connection to the internet and all that it offers. Microsoft is partnering with the City of Seattle to test a new state-of-the-art technology that utilizes unused television frequencies. The hope is to be able to provide internet service to remote areas of the world who previously could not be reached. Read more in the Puget Sound Business Journal.

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