The first alliance to accelerate digital inclusion
The World Economic Forum launched the EDISON Alliance to accelerate digital inclusion in critical sectors of the economy: health, education, and finance.
American Tower, one of the largest global real estate investment trusts (REIT), is a leading independent owner, operator and developer of multi-tenant communications real estate. Its global portfolio includes 143,000 towers in 13 markets. American Tower also provides customized collocation solutions through in-building systems, outdoor distributed antenna systems and other right-of-way options, managed rooftops, and services that speed network deployment. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, it has offices in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Germany, Ghana, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, South Africa and Uganda.
Public-private partnerships are powerful drivers of community-focused solutions for improved services including education and health-orientated provisions.
What 300 digital communities across Africa, Asia, North America and South America can teach us about closing the digital divide and connecting the world.