Microsoft partner with Teagasc to digitise rural economies

This Saturday Microsoft, in partnership with Teagasc, is launching an innovative Airband solution to digitise rural economies.

The initiative aims to provide connectivity over the last mile and to enable the farming community to benefit from emerging technologies. Microsoft and Teagasc will sign a Memorandum of Undertaking seeking to promote connectivity and advance rural development through technology. The partnership will see the launch of a pilot Airband initiative in Ballyhaise, Cavan. WhenSaturday, 27th April from 11.30am-12.30am. The signing will take place this Saturday at Ballyhaise Agricultural College, Co. Cavan, and will be attended by: European Commissioner for Agriculture and Regional Development, Phil Hogan; Cathriona Hallahan, Managing Director of Microsoft Ireland; and Gerry Boyle, Director of Teagasc.