Helping you create successful Private Network deployments.
Impact Broadband is here to help you navigate the path to digital equity.
We will work hand in hand to ensure rural communities have access to the same knowledge and resources that are available to larger cities.
Broadband infrastructure is just the first step to ensuring small communities can compete for economic development in the future.
Whether you're just starting out or ready to deploy we've got you covered. Our mantra is: analyze, identify, advise, execute. Our mission is to create long-term relationships, not transactions.
Our commitment is to be there, as questions or issues arise, every step of the way.
Impact Broadband is a woman owned business founded by Melissa Ashurst. Melissa spent over a decade in the telecommunications industry focused on large scale cellular network deployments for a commercial carrier. Her passion for the industry comes from a deep respect for the ways connectivity impacts people and businesses. While working for her last employer, she felt compelled to draw on her knowledge of Private LTE and cellular networks to explore cutting edge solutions to solve for the Digital Divide.
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Impact Broadband’s founder spent over a decade in the telecommunications industry, focused on large scale cellular network deployments with commercial carriers. Her passion for the industry is due to a deep respect for the way connectivity impacts people and businesses. During the early stages of the COVID Pandemic she felt compelled to draw on her knowledge of private LTE and cellular networks to explore cutting edge solutions to solve for the Digital Divide.
The success of her efforts fueled a passion to do more. Impact Broadband was formed to support rural communities and K-12 in their quests to bring digital equity to residents.
Our unique background and skill sets allow us to support communities on make informed decisions. Once basic infrastructure is in place for broadband our team can provide IoT expertise that layers cutting edge technologies, driving innovation and operating efficiencies for the future.
Impact Broadband is focused equalizing education among the countries most underserved communities.
Our commitment to the communities we work in expands beyond providing services, 10% of all profits are donated back into local Girls in Tech and Girls in Coding organizations.
Together we can make an Impact in your community.
CITY OF TUCSON ARIZONA
Tucson Chooses Wireless CBRS Network to Address the Homework Gap – Wire Tucson
CITY OF AMARILLO TEXAS
City of Amarillo, Mimosa by Airspanto Provide Low-Cost Broadband to Help Up to 10,000 Students, Low-Income Residents in Model Digital Divide Program | Business Wire
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