North Kansas City is a part of the metro that has been somewhat silent in recent discussions of gigabit Internet in the region. But the whole city is about to get a free gig to its churches, public institutions — and even homes and businesses.
Could telco providers use the gigabit infrastructure to develop new product lines? Could building owners and developers use the gig to pilot entirely new residential/retail VoIP services to their tenants? A quiet little story involving Kansas City-based provider Avid and a building in the Crossroads points to both of those things being possible.
A crowd of 50 health care innovators from Kansas City and guests from the Midwest Health Informatics & Telemedicine Conference gathered on Aug. 20 at Sprint Accelerator for KC Digital Drive’s first Digital Health Innovation Forum. The use of technology to improve patient care and launch business ventures is not unique. But today’s entrepreneurs are […]
Taking aim at the K-12 education space,KC Digital Drive and Hive KC Learning Community have just launched the Hive KC Digital Drive Fund. The fund is designed to support local projects and organizations that promote youth learning through digital technology.
The Kansas City Digital Inclusion Fund is seeking applications for its next round of grants. In the meantime, learn about the 2013 at the Grantee Showcase on Thursday, August 7, at the Fiber Space.