Rolando Alvarez

Director of Technology

DigitalC

Rolando is the Technology Director of DigitalC, a nonprofit organization anchored in proximity to some of Cleveland’s least connected and most underserved neighborhoods. Their network, EmpowerCLE, currently provides low-cost broadband service to more than 900 families using a robust suite of technologies that includes mmWave and soon CBRS.

Rolando’s passion to close the digital divide led him to launch his own company in his home country Bolivia in 2015 called TUINFO, where they deploy self-sustaining Wi-Fi hotspots for low-income individuals in rural areas using satellite backhaul with a community-based business model. Throughout his career, he managed several 3G, 4G, and FTTH projects. He is an electronic engineer with a Master’s in Business Administration from the Universidad de Santiago de Chile.

 

Rolando Alvarez

Director of Technology

DigitalC

Rolando is the Technology Director of DigitalC, a nonprofit organization anchored in proximity to some of Cleveland’s least connected and most underserved neighborhoods. Their network, EmpowerCLE, currently provides low-cost broadband service to more than 900 families using a robust suite of technologies that includes mmWave and soon CBRS.

Rolando’s passion to close the digital divide led him to launch his own company in his home country Bolivia in 2015 called TUINFO, where they deploy self-sustaining Wi-Fi hotspots for low-income individuals in rural areas using satellite backhaul with a community-based business model. Throughout his career, he managed several 3G, 4G, and FTTH projects. He is an electronic engineer with a Master’s in Business Administration from the Universidad de Santiago de Chile.