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School District Bridges Rural Internet Gap With School Bus Wi-Fi

School District Bridges Rural Internet Gap With School Bus Wi-Fi

News photo by Julie Riddle Jasmine Turner, a grade 10 student at Alcona Community Schools, works on a story using WiFi on an after-school bus on Tuesday. LINCOLN — When Alcona County students boarded school buses this fall, they took advantage of newly installed wireless internet, designed to make hour-long commutes more bearable. The tech …

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Rural reach of broadband: how electricity cooperatives are bridging the digital divide

Rural reach of broadband: how electricity cooperatives are bridging the digital divide

As electrification spread across the United States in the 1930s, electric cooperatives stepped up to provide service in rural America when traditional electricity providers felt it would not be profitable. . Today, cooperatives are mobilizing again, this time to bridge the digital divide. An effort in Virginia has connected 30,000 rural residents to the internet …

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Expanding rural internet base can propel India to one billion digital users: Vodafone Idea COO - ET Telecom

Expanding rural internet base can propel India to one billion digital users: Vodafone Idea COO – ET Telecom

Vodafone Idea Chief Operating Officer (COO), Abhijit Kishore delivers a keynote speech at the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2022. NEW DELHI: India could reach one billion digital users by expanding the rural internet user base in the country, which is 35 crore compared to 43 crore in urban areas, a senior Vodafone Idea executive has …

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Glades Electric Cooperative Partners with Internet Service Provider Conexon Connect to Bring World-Class Broadband to Rural Florida's Heartland

Glades Electric Cooperative Partners with Internet Service Provider Conexon Connect to Bring World-Class Broadband to Rural Florida’s Heartland

Connect’s partnership will provide high-speed Internet access to homes and businesses in four counties with Connect, powered by Glades Electric Cooperative, fiber network MOORE HAVEN, Florida., September 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Connect Connectthe Internet service provider formed by the leader in the design and construction management of fiber optic networks in rural areas linkwas selected …

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Biden administration announces $502 million for broadband internet in rural communities

Biden administration announces $502 million for broadband internet in rural communities

WASHINGTON — On Thursday, the Biden administration announced more than $500 million in funding to provide high-speed internet access in rural communities and remote areas in 20 states, including North Carolina. Many of the awards will help rural people and businesses on tribal lands and people in socially vulnerable communities. The funding is part of …

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