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How to Give Rural America Broadband? Look to the Early 1900s

ZENA, Okla. — From the sofa in his living room, Clinton Creason can see the electric pole outside that his father staked 70 years ago to bring power to this remote area of hilly cattle pastures. Electricity came late here … Continue reading

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Common Sense and SETDA Join Forces to Help Finish The Job of Connecting Every U.S. Classroom and Library to High-Speed Internet

For Immediate Release Common Sense and SETDA Join Forces to Help Finish The Job of  Connecting Every U.S. Classroom and Library to High-Speed Internet Ahead of Next Week’s SETDA Conference, They Unveil New Toolkit to Help States and Schools Apply … Continue reading

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FCC to define broadband as minimum 25Mbps

Summary: The Federal Communications Commission will likely raise the requirement for the definition of broadband up from 4 megabits per second download speeds to 25Mbps. The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing to raise the minimum speeds allowed … Continue reading

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More than 1M comments on net neutrality debate so far

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. companies, consumer advocates and citizens submitted more than 1 million comments to the Federal Communications Commission, drawing contentious divisions on the issue of net neutrality as the first deadline to comment approached Friday. The FCC will … Continue reading

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Tell the FCC How Important Broadband is to Our Schools

Take One Minute… Tell the FCC how important adequate broadband connectivity is to the future success of America’s schools. Digital learning’s potential to improve learning will not be realized without robust and reliable internet connection in schools and classrooms. We have … Continue reading

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Registration Open for NH Broadband Conference

NH Broadband Conference:  Friday, May 16, 2014 OUR PURPOSE To bring together a variety of stakeholders to discuss what is happening to expand broadband access, adoption, and use throughout New Hampshire. Grappone Conference Center This conference is partially funded under … Continue reading

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F.C.C. Says It Will Double Spending on High-Speed Internet in Schools and Libraries

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission will double the amount of money it devotes to adding high-speed Internet connections in schools and libraries over the next two years, in an effort to meet President Obama’s promise to provide broadband service … Continue reading

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