Amazon Makes a Foray Into Satellite Internet

With the goal of providing satellite Internet access to rural regions across the planet, Amazon recently asked the FCC for approval to launch over 3,000 broadband satellites. It’s a plan that makes sense for the world’s top online retailer. Just think of all those new potential customers! News about Amazon’s plans appeared earlier this week […]

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Digital Redlining and its Impact on Internet Access in Rural America

The world has grown more dependent on the Internet than ever. Despite this, access to the Web has not been treated as a public necessity for everyday life. Redlining refers to the refusal to provide services that communities need through selective extortion or simply refraining from operating in those areas. It historically referred to financial […]

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Microsoft introduces Rural Broadband Initiative

The tech industry’s largest purveyors of software typically desire the highest possible number of customers. This remains one of the reasons Google, Facebook, and Microsoft tend to support Net Neutrality and various rural broadband projects. In fact, Google Fiber is only one of the search giant’s initiatives for boosting Internet access. For its own part, […]

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