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Emergency broadband now

by Wade Rathke October 23, 2021 New Orleans    One of the pandemic programs that may be cruising below the radar, but which could be a critical step on lowering the digital divide, is the FCC’s…

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Posted in Columns Communications Community organizing Economy Internet Neighborhoods Public Policy Utilities Wade Rathke

Cooperatives need to get broadband to the countryside

New Orleans       How can I say this plainly?  Electric cooperatives have become increasingly less cooperative, and, frankly, not even all that electric.  What was a huge breakthrough in taking electricity the last mile into rural…

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