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

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$79,984.00
Award Year:
2004
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
2004-33610-14401
Award Id:
67149
Agency Tracking Number:
2004-00373
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
4423 Lehigh Road, #351, College Park, MD, 20740
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Hisham Kassab
(617) 388-4540
hkassab@mobilaps.com
Business Contact:
Hisham Kassab
President and Founder
(617) 388-4540
hkassab@mobilaps.com
Research Institution:
n/a
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.

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