March 4, 2019
Open Forum: Cost of undergrounding power lines is no excuse for PG&E
By Jeffrey Pfeffer
Published in the San Francisco Chronicle on March 4, 2019
During the mid-February wind and rainstorm, we lost power at my home for 37 hours and so did about 84,000 other people. A few weeks earlier,...
March 2, 2019
When home internet access is too expensive, low-income residents turn to other resources
By Matt Jones, Staff Writer, Virginian Pilot
Article Published in the Virginian Pilot on Mar 2, 2019
Davion O’Neal ran up the street, two of his friends close behind. Out of nowhere, a blue car jumped the curb and screeched to a stop in front...
November 8, 2018
Geeks Without Frontiers Selected to Support FCC Broadband Disaster Preparedness and Response Program
WASHINGTON, DC -- (November 8, 2018) - Geeks Without Frontiers (GEEKS) announced today that GEEKS’ CEO, David Hartshorn, has been appointed to a working group of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Broadband Deployment Advisory...
August 20, 2018
Geeks Without Frontiers Launches 'HumanityConnect!' to Empower Displace Persons Through Connectivity-Driven Solutions for Disaster Preparedness and Refugee Relief
Announcement Made During Singularity University Global Grand Challenges Summit Includes Call for Partners to Join ‘Coalition of the Willing’
20 August, 2018 -- SAN FRANCISCO,...
May 2, 2018
Geeks Without Frontiers Appoints David Hartshorn as Chief Executive
WASHINGTON, May 02, 2018 -- Geeks Without Frontiers (GEEKS), an award-winning Non Governmental Organization (NGO) focused on addressing global connectivity challenges with a view to closing the Digital Divide and facilitating the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable...
March 12, 2018
Satellite & Connectivity Communities Endorse A Global Broadband Initiative Promoting UN Sustainable Development
Washington D.C., March 12th, 2018 - Geeks Without Frontiers (GEEKS) is delighted to announce strong support from the satellite and connectivity communities for its CommunityConnect! initiative, designed to drive and inspire a...
October 19, 2017
Geeks Without Frontiers Releases Its ‘CommunityConnect!’ Global Broadband Initiative at the Geeks “Connectivity is the Revolution!” Thought Leadership Forum
Washington D.C., October 19, 2017- Geeks Without Frontiers (GEEKS) announced the release of its CommunityConnect! initiative, designed to drive and inspire a global policy effort to...
August 11, 2017
Geeks Without Frontiers Nominated for the 2017 Global Grand Challenge Awards
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Geeks Without Frontiers(GEEKS) announced today that the non-profit organization has, for the second year running, been nominated for the Global Grand Challenge Awards for its ‘CommunityConnect!’ initiative to be...
May 26, 2017
Geeks Without Frontiers to Advise on Acceleration of National Broadband Deployment
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - May 16, 2017) - Geeks Without Frontiers (GEEKS) announced today that founder, Michael Potter, has been appointed to a working group of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), a...
October 20, 2016
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