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Federal dollars secured for Georgia broadband expansion

Federal dollars secured for Georgia broadband expansion

ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) – Imagine you can’t get the internet to work. Roughly half of the people in Merriweather County don’t have access to reliable internet. Joesph Weatherford and his nephew Benjamin Hill said they can’t get internet. They have to drive to a nearby town to get connected. Hill said it boils …

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West Virginia’s internet among most overpriced in the country

West Virginia's internet among most overpriced in the country

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) – According to a study by online VPN (Virtual Private Network) Surfshark, Southern and Western states tend to overpay for their internet, with West Virginia among the most overpriced internet in the country. Most Northeastern states enjoy fair internet prices in comparison. WATCH: Surveillance video released of Monroe County vape shop break-in …

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DC’s low-income households are routinely offered slower internet plans

DC's low-income households are routinely offered slower internet plans

Reproduced from an analysis by The Markup of AT&T, CenturyLink, Verizon, and US Census data. Note: “Slow” internet is defined as less than 25 Mbps download speed. Income is determined by the median household income of the area where customers live. Chart: Axios Visuals A new investigation by The Markup reveals rampant disparities when it …

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North Carolina awarded $6.4M in grants toward internet improvements | State / Regional

North Carolina awarded $6.4M in grants toward internet improvements |  State / Regional

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Seismic Shifts In International Data Markets Demand Broadband Internet Policy Update

Seismic Shifts In International Data Markets Demand Broadband Internet Policy Update

Through parallel internets, platforms have driven seismic shifts in global data flows. getty The global policy movement to improve connectivity and close the digital divide has spawned reports on international markets for data and associated regulatory policies. The papers present sometimes confusing terminology: usage, transit, peering, and interconnection. Each term has a specific meaning and …

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Fiber internet coming to Lebanon households

Fiber internet coming to Lebanon households

Lebanon will be first in the mid-Willamette Valley to get enterprise-level fiber-optic internet to every home in city limits. The city signed an agreement Nov. 9 with Corvallis-based PEAK Internet that will allow the company to start covering Lebanon in fiber lines in 2023. PEAK has planned for nearly a decade to bring fiber to …

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New Rules Aim to Simplify Internet Service Details

New Rules Aim to Simplify Internet Service Details

Most people instantly recognize the nutrition labels on packaging that let you know the calories, cholesterol and fat content in processed foods and beverages. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) hopes to bring similar transparency to people shopping for high-speed internet access. New rules from the agency will require internet service providers (ISPs) across the country …

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We must act urgently to make internet for all a reality

We must act urgently to make internet for all a reality

Many of us take it as a given that we can unlock our phones or open up our laptops and instantly be connected to the wealth of information that is the internet. It is not until we experience a Wi-Fi drop that we realize how dependent we are on high-speed access. But that momentary annoyance …

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Native American rural North Carolina communities on tap for long waited high-speed internet broadband | NAHM

Native American rural North Carolina communities on tap for long waited high-speed internet broadband |  NAHM

Native Americans living in rural communities say they are being shut out of modern times and have no access to high-speed internet. They’ve endured a fight for connectivity. Governor Roy Cooper says there are more than a million North Carolinians are on the wrong side of the digital divide. MaryJo Wilkes is going to school …

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Many Richmond residents have no access to high-speed internet. A local telephone company wants to change that | Business

Many Richmond residents have no access to high-speed internet.  A local telephone company wants to change that |  Business

Outside of Richmond Telephone Company’s office on State Road, a spool of fiber optic-cable is connected to a utility pole. The company is one of the few independent firms of its kind still operating in Massachusetts and has begun installing high-speed fiber internet for town residents. STEPHANIE ZOLLSHAN — THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE RICHMOND — Until …

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