Slow road to rural broadband

Washington Post takes a look at the slow rollout of broadband in the rural America. It is a story you may have read many times before, but Alicia Stahl, who lives on a farm in Hughesville puts it best: “It just drives you absolutely crazy… That’s the main problem today in rural America: getting high-speed Internet access.” WP sums up, Thousands of people on the exurban periphery of the Washington region — just an hour away from the nation’s capital and one of the country’s hottest technology centers — have Internet access so slow that it is often nonfunctional. via

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