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USDA Invests $7.1 Million in Broadband for Rural Arkansas Communities

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has invested $7.1 million in two, high-speed broadband infrastructure projects that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for 1,250 rural households in north central Arkansas. The Yelcot Telephone Comp

USDA Invests $18.7 Million in Broadband for Rural West Virginia Communities

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has invested $18.7 million in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for more than 6,300 rural households and an estimated 383 farms in Harrison, Doddr

Terrific Digital Opportunities Ahead…But Some Tweaks Are Needed To Prevent Storm Clouds In The Future

Here are just a few pieces that we think are worthy of further consideration and some modification before the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) order becomes final.

FCC Plotting to Exclude New York from Rural Digital Opportunity Fund

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) sounded the alarm on a misguided plan from the Federal Communications Commission that would exacerbate the digital divide in numerous Upstate New York communities

USDA Invests $5.7 Million in Broadband for Rural Nebraska Communities

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has invested $5.7 million in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity in parts of three Nebraska counties.

USDA Invests $11 Million in Broadband for Rural Minnesota and Iowa Communities

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) invested $11 million in three, high-speed broadband infrastructure projects that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for more than 1,395 rural households and nearly 120 businesses throughout several

Minnesota Attorney General Ellison obtains relief for more than 30,000 Comcast/Xfinity customers

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced that his office has settled the Attorney General’s lawsuit against Comcast/Xfinity and obtained refunds for 15,600 Minnesotans, as well as debt relief for an additional 16,000 Minnesotans.

Submit your Nomination for the 2020 Digital Equity Champion Award!

The fifth Charles Benton Digital Equity Champion Award is officially open for nominations!

Tribal Digital Village Network Connects to International Peering Exchange with Help from Pacific Northwest Gigapop, CENIC, Google, and AT&T

14 Native American tribes in Southern CA are now directly connected to the state-of-the-art International Internet Exchange, Pacific Wave, and its peering, high-performance scientific networks, and ever-expanding global connectivity.

Jessica J. González Named Co-CEO of Free Press and Free Press Action

Jessica J. González assumed the role of co-CEO of Free Press and Free Press Action.