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Rural Internet

Georgia's Internet Uprising

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
Timothy Karr

Municipal broadband networks have been gaining traction across the country. It's easy to see why: In many rural and low-income communities, privately offered broadband services are nonexistent.

'We Must Not Place Limits': HuffPost Readers Voice Concerns Over Cable Industry's Shift Toward Metered Billing

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Cable companies are considering moving from a flat-fee Internet service model -- where every user pays the same price for Internet access, regardless ...

Gerry Smith

'Digital Divide' Overlooked As Party Conventions Embrace The Web

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.29.2012 | Technology

With a steady stream of blog posts, tweets, Facebook posts and YouTube videos, the presidential campaigns have increasingly embraced the web as a way ...

Gerry Smith

AT&T, Verizon Reject Federal Funds To Close Digital Divide

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.30.2012 | Technology

To help close the digital divide, the Federal Communications Commission is offering phone companies millions of dollars to expand high-speed Internet ...

Transforming Rural Economies: Bridging The Digital Divide

Diane Russell | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Diane Russell

If Americans can put a man on the moon, we can be sure everyone has access to high-speed broadband Internet, regardless of where they live.