Rural

02.15.13
Verizon wraps up 700MHz spectrum sales to three rural telecom firms
02.15.13

Verizon wraps up 700MHz spectrum sales to three rural telecom firms

While Verizon wasn't quick to start selling 700MHz blocks to live up to the terms of its AWS purch...

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10.01.12
Hughes updates its HughesNet satellite broadband with Gen4 service
10.01.12

Hughes updates its HughesNet satellite broadband with Gen4 service

On the same day that Dish's new satellite broadband service kicks off, partner Hughes is upgrading...

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07.25.12
CenturyLink gets $35 million FCC grant to connect 45,000 rural homes to the internet (updated)
07.25.12

CenturyLink gets $35 million FCC grant to connect 45,000 rural homes to the internet (updated)

CenturyLink has announced that it's getting $35 million from the FCC's Connect America Fund to hoo...

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05.29.12
McGill University student plan provides healthcare to rural areas with Windows Phone and Win 8
05.29.12

McGill University student plan provides healthcare to rural areas with Windows Phone and Win 8

Those of us living in metropolitan areas don't think twice about our ease of access to medical car...

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05.03.12
FCC to dole out up to $300 million to help carriers expand service in rural areas
05.03.12

FCC to dole out up to $300 million to help carriers expand service in rural areas

It seems like almost every day that we receive a press release announcing Verizon or AT&T is p...

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04.11.12
The Engadget Interview: ViaSat CEO Mark Dankberg on Exede and the future of in-flight WiFi
04.11.12

The Engadget Interview: ViaSat CEO Mark Dankberg on Exede and the future of in-flight WiFi

When you think about satellite internet, dismal speeds, ridiculous latency and astronomical fees ar...

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02.14.12
Satellite web surfing at 40Mbps with ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro (video)
02.14.12

Satellite web surfing at 40Mbps with ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro (video)

If you've been relying on a satellite modem for your daily dose of the Internet, you're probably al...

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02.13.12
Live from Camp Pendleton with ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable (video)
02.13.12

Live from Camp Pendleton with ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Pro Portable (video)

There's no power outlet, land-based internet connection or even a decent cell signal in sight, yet...

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10.27.11
FCC's 'Connect America Fund' redirects phone fees to provide rural broadband
10.27.11

FCC's 'Connect America Fund' redirects phone fees to provide rural broadband

The Federal Communications Commission has just unveiled a new plan that'll overhaul an $8 billion...

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