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FCC report keeps faster definition of broadband and separates mobile from fixed connections

The FCC’s yearly report of broadband deployment keeps some crucial definitions in place that some feared would be changed or eliminated to ease the responsibilities of internet service providers. 524 more words

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Ill. Senators Push for Internet in Rural Areas

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Illinois senators are introducing legislation to help bring high speed internet to more students in rural areas.

State Senator Andy Manar of Macoupin County says nearly 90 thousand students at 100 rural schools don’t have broadband access. 83 more words

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REACHING RURAL AMERICA WITH BROADBAND INTERNET SERVICE

Sharon Strover, University of Texas at Austin

All across the U.S., rural communities’ residents are being left out of modern society and the 21st century economy. 1,529 more words

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It's getting fixed!

After many years of battling poor internet, no internet, intermittent internet, the underground cabling for NBN (National Broadband Network) in our street is finally being repaired! 52 more words

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Broadband Task Force recommends more funding for broadband grant program

The Governor’s Task Force on Broadband recently released its 2017 Annual Report.

The report highlighted the work of the Broadband Task Force and included policy recommendations for the governor and Legislature. 209 more words

Denise Dittrich

Shocker: Community-owned broadband is cheaper and better than Big Cable

This is another one of those pieces of news you’re going to need to take sitting down: Big cable companies are not, in fact, Good. For all of the supposed advantages that giant, nationwide cable providers are meant to have — better R&D, economies of scale, vast customer-service centers — a… 397 more words

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