AirJaldi is the brand name used by Rural Broadband (RBB), a Class A ISP, registered in India as a Pvt. Ltd. Company from 2009. AirJaldi is a leading innovator and implementer of technically and economically viable Internet connectivity solutions for rural areas.
Our networks, which serve organizational, enterprise, institutional, and individual clients, are located in nine Indian states (Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Karnataka).
WiFi de-licensed in India. A group of “hacktivists” set up a WiFi network in and around Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, which will later become AirJaldi’s first network
International AirJaldi Conference held in Dharmsala, decision to begin proof of concept network in Dharamshala taken
AirJaldi Networks founded and a community network set up in Dharamshala
The AirJaldi Network Academy established to provide training and related activities on rural networking and connectivity
Founding of Rural Broadband Pvt. Ltd. – AirJaldi. Expansion into other locations in HP
AirJaldi teams with Google on implementation of online “Gooru” live education platform
AirJaldi expands operations to Uttarakhand
First AirJaldi network in Jharkhand
First AirJaldi network in Karnataka. AirJaldi implements a rural connectivity drive in Jharkhand with support from the Ford Foundation
AirJaldi teams with Facebook’s internet.org (later ExpressWiFi) to jointly create a model for setting up and operation of public WiFi hotspots in rural areas
First AirJaldi networks in Bihar and Mahrashtra, AirJaldi teams with Microsoft Airband team, Maharashtra Government, HP and others to build the “Harisal Digital Village Project”
AirJaldi signs a cooperation agreement with Microsoft’s AirBand team aimed at expanding AirJaldi’s reach and scope
First AirJaldi Networks in West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh
First AirJaldi network in Sikkim
Launch of USAID-supported “Productive Paths” program to enable productive use of connectivity by women.
We provide multiple connectivity packages aimed at catering to different needs.
We believe that a dedicated, honest service is essential for connectivity. Our field teams, our 24x7 customer care and our national support teams stand ready to respond queries, address issues and needs , and ensure that your experience with us is satisfactory.
Every customer has their own needs, challenges, and opportunities. Our extensive operational experience and our in-depth knowledge of our areas of work enable us to tailor optimal connectivity and service solutions for small and large customers.
Increasingly, customers are looking to harness connectivity to of enriching their lives, enhance their livelihoods, support operations and collect and analyze data. AirJaldi has the skills and systems to provide such “enabling services” for in-campus networking infrastructure, education, environmental and energy IoT, precision agriculture, rural financing, telemedicine, and security. We are here to harness our knowledge to your needs.