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USDA announces farm bill funding program

...availability of USDA loans to build broadband in rural areas, along with changes...USDA is duty-bound to providing broadband to rural areas," said Jim Nordlund...the USDA Alaska state director. "Broadband is as vital as electricity was 80...
William Morris IV named CEO of Morris Communications magazines and brochure distribution companies in Paris and Berlin.Other holdings include Morris Broadband, a cable television and broadband services company in Hendersonville, NC; hotels in Augusta, Ga., and Columbia, S.C., a sizable...
Statewide broadband task force named

...announced the formation of a statewide broadband task force to work with the Department...deployment and availability of affordable broadband technology throughout the state, the...that should be in place to encourage broadband development as well as to plan for a...
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Parnell concerned about broadband plan

...the way a national plan to establish broadband infrastructure in underrepresented areas...subsidy in favor of a new one to support broadband development will hurt Alaska communities...required to come up with the National Broadband Plan, the intention being that every...
Task force will work on statewide broadband access

A statewide broadband task force will work with the Alaska...Development on a plan to accelerate affordable broadband technology throughout the state. The...that should be in place to encourage broadband development, and plan for a broadband...
Go for gigabit broadband speeds

...more than seven times the $4 billion in broadband investment in this round of stimulus...with establishing our nation's first broadband policy, we should focus not only where...the puck. We need to know where our broadband strategy is going and what happens to...
Alaskans look to stimulus funds to spread broadband the federal stimulus program to get broadband Internet access to remote villages...slower than considered the staple for broadband: 768 kilobits per second. Slow access...Other groups from Alaska applying for broadband stimulus grants or loans include: United...
Alaska broadband rates well above national average

...the locations that charges the most for broadband Internet service. Net Index, a service...found that the value index for Alaska's broadband is $16.47 per megabit while the national...of Alaska also have a hand in higher broadband costs because they create inherent challenges...
Rural communities to get broadband

...construct 11 microwave towers as part of the broadband Internet build out. The TERRA-Southwest...communities to fiber-optic and microwave broadband networks, significantly speeding up...said Krag Johnsen, director of rural broadband development with GCI. "They just know...
Gadgets for Juneau's high speed broadband

...service the company's new wireless broadband services are a major upgrade.This article...look at what comes next for wireless broadband internet in Juneau.With recent launches...service and a growing number of Verizon broadband antennas popping up around town high-speed...


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