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Bills aimed at improving connectivity are running out of time in Legislature

West Hawaii Today 25 Feb 2021
According to the legislation, the office would work to develop and implement strategies and plans to “aggressively” increase broadband affordability, penetration and competitive availability in the state; actively seek federal, private and public funding; and ...
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Broadband debate continues: Bills aimed at improving connectivity are running out of time in Legislature

Hawaii Tribune-Herald 25 Feb 2021
According to the legislation, the office would work to develop and implement strategies and plans to “aggressively” increase broadband affordability, penetration and competitive availability in the state; actively seek federal, private and public funding; and ...
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Mediacom Communications Reports Combined Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020

The Marshall News Messenger 25 Feb 2021
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Choptank Fiber to begin connecting broadband services this spring

The Star Democrat 25 Feb 2021
EASTON — As Choptank Fiber begins installing broadband service, members in an area south of Hillsboro will be part of a "demo site" this spring ... 23, hosted by the Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Matt Teffeau reiterated the member-owned utility's plans to roll out its rural broadband service.
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News Briefs: Tyrrell County receives coronavirus grant

Daily Advance 25 Feb 2021
In addition to public utilities and rent assistance, the funds will also provide public facilities support with broadband, communications, and the rehabilitation of buildings as well as financial assistance to small businesses with fewer than 100 employees and micro-enterprises with no more than five employees.
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Susan Collins wants $15B to increase rural broadband access

Bangor Daily News 24 Feb 2021
The Maine Broadband Coalition provides a speed test on its website. The federal funding authorized in the bill would be matched through public-private partnerships between the broadband service provider and the home state, investments Collins said would help assure the projects would be well thought out.
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Maine, Nevada senators eye expanded rural broadband

The Lufkin News 24 Feb 2021
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A pair of senators has proposed providing up to $15 billion in matching grants to help expand rural broadband access ... they are calling their proposal the "American Broadband Buildout Act."
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Nevada, Maine senators eye expanded rural broadband

Las Vegas Sun 24 Feb 2021
BANGOR, Maine — A pair of senators has proposed providing up to $15 billion in matching grants to help expand rural broadband access ... their proposal the "American Broadband Buildout Act."
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Budgest debate: MPs call for more support for vulnerable groups

Straits Times 24 Feb 2021
During the first day of the Budget debate on Wednesday (Feb 24), they put forward�various suggestions such as streamline assistance scheme applications, provide all low-income households with free broadband connections, give assessments of online literacy, and create a public ...
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Ideas offered on better support for vulnerable groups

Straits Times 24 Feb 2021
During the first day of the Budget debate yesterday, they put forth various suggestions, such as streamlining assistance scheme applications, providing all low-income households with free broadband connection, giving assessments of online literacy, and creating a public registry ...
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Slog PM: The South African Variant Lands in King County, Tiger Woods Hospitalized After Crash, ...

The Stranger 24 Feb 2021
Public Health Seattle & King County health chief Dr ... Drew Hansen's Public Broadband Act (HB 1336) passed off the House floor this afternoon ... Passage of the bill sets up a fight in the Senate, which has its own public broadband bill ... Lisa Wellman, would give private telecom companies total say in where those public entities could play.
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Sites ID’d for Pahoa library

Hawaii Tribune-Herald 24 Feb 2021
Currently, Puna is served by three libraries, all co-located on public school campuses ... The new library also would help the Puna economy recover from the pandemic and the 2018 Kilauea eruption by offering the district a public facility with broadband internet infrastructure, she said ... A statutory 30-day public review and comment period is underway.
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Rural does not equal red

The Star Democrat 24 Feb 2021
... prices, farm foreclosures, Wall Street land speculators, corporate exploitation, opioids, public service cutbacks, climate change (floods, droughts, fires, etc.), lack of broadband service, out-migration of youth, COVID-19, suicides and a host of other Biblical-level plagues.
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