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The Utah Broadband Center, an initiative of the Utah Governor's Office of Economic Opportunity, has launched "Connecting Utah," which will develop a five-year action plan to expand access to affordable high-speed internet in unconnected and underserved areas of the state.

Utah receives more than $15 million in federal funds to improve internet access

The Utah Broadband Center, an initiative of the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity, has launched “Connecting Utah,” which will develop a five-year action plan to expand affordable high-speed Internet access to unconnected areas and underserved state. (Photosani, Shutterstock) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — There are currently 70,000 homes in Utah …

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Arkansas to receive $5.8 million grant to expand internet access

Arkansas to receive $5.8 million grant to expand internet access

Arkansas will receive a $5.8 million grant to expand Internet access, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced today in a news release. The grant is the first tranche of federal broadband expansion dollars the state will receive under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that Congress passed last November. Under the law, each state …

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Your city may have high-speed Internet.  But does everyone in your community have access to it?

Your city may have high-speed Internet. But does everyone in your community have access to it?

In 2021, officials tour the new high-speed Internet service facility in the City of Becket. They included State Representative William “Smitty” Pignatelli; Ashley Stolba, Undersecretary for Housing and Economic Development; Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and Governor Charlie Baker. City Fiber Whip Utility Foreman Jamie Cincotta shows them the equipment. EAGLE FILE PHOTO PITTSFIELD – Over …

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NYC Kills "Internet Master Plan" for Universal, Public Web Access

NYC Kills “Internet Master Plan” for Universal, Public Web Access

Two and a half years after it was announced that New York City would spend $157 million to build municipal broadband infrastructure in poor neighborhoods, city officials have quietly canceled the plan, Gothamist has learned. The now-nixed broadband expansion was the second phase of the 2020 Internet Master Plan, a massive endeavor launched during the …

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Microsoft Entra Gets a New Admin Portal, Plus Machine Learning for Access Notices

Microsoft Entra Gets a New Admin Portal, Plus Machine Learning for Access Notices

New Microsoft Entra gets a new admin portal, plus machine learning for access exams Microsoft is starting to roll out a new Microsoft Entra Admin Center portal, along with other product enhancements announced this week. Additionally, users of the Microsoft Entra Identity Governance service benefit from machine learning support to inform the access review process …

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Murfreesboro Housing Authority launches new program providing residents with free internet access and energy training for up to three years

Murfreesboro Housing Authority launches new program providing residents with free internet access and energy training for up to three years

Launch of the connected communities pilot project funded by TVA this month MURFRESBORO, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Murfreesboro Housing Authority (MHA), in cooperation with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), United Communications and SmartMark Communications, today announced that its residents will now be eligible for free Internet service up to three years thanks to a subsidy from TVA’s Connected …

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Murfreesboro Housing Authority launches new program providing residents with free internet access and energy training for up to three years

Murfreesboro Housing Authority launches new program providing residents with free internet access and energy training for up to three years

MURFRESBORO, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 29, 2022– The Murfreesboro Housing Authority (MHA), in conjunction with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), United Communications and SmartMark Communications, today announced that its residents will now be eligible for free internet service for up to three years thanks to a grant awarded by TVA Connected Communities Program. The infrastructure has been …

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Murfreesboro Housing Authority launches new program providing residents with free internet access and energy training for up to three years

Murfreesboro Housing Authority launches new program providing residents with free internet access and energy training for up to three years

MURFRESBORO, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Murfreesboro Housing Authority (MHA), in cooperation with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), United Communications and SmartMark Communications, today announced that its residents will now be able to enjoy free internet service for three years through a subsidy granted by TVA’s Connected Communities program. The infrastructure has been built over the past few months …

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AI Platform Gives CSHL Researchers Access to Vast Amounts of Data | Cold Spring Harbor Lab Licenses AI Platform to Accelerate CF Research | Cystic fibrosis news today

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has licensed an artificial intelligence platform, developed by Epistemic AI, to accelerate discoveries related to cystic fibrosis (CF). The platform, which also contains CF-specific resources, will help scientists in the lab accelerate their research by providing easy access to publications and clinical trials, and connection to multiple databases. Its use …

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Many Richmond residents do not have access to high-speed Internet.  A local phone company wants to change that

Many Richmond residents do not have access to high-speed Internet. A local phone company wants to change that

Outside the Richmond Telephone Company office on State Road, a reel of fiber optic cable is connected to a utility pole. The company is one of the few independent companies of its type still in operation in Massachusetts and has begun installing high-speed fiber optic Internet for residents of the city. STEPHANIE ZOLLSHAN — THE …

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