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When an ISP fails: the case of Consolidated Communications

How bad can rural broadband get?  If our experience over the past three days is exemplary, then the answer is: pretty bad. Our home and business internet service provider (ISP) is Consolidated Communications (Wikipedia).  Some of you may recall that our … Continue reading

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When the mobile revolution and the digital divide combine

How does the ongoing mobile revolution intersect with the persistent digital divide? A new Pew study* updates us on how Americans are using mobile devices in 2018, and it tells us a great deal. Here’s one key finding.  20% of … Continue reading

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American broadband continues to grow, but unevenly

Home broadband continues to grow in the United States, according to the latest Pew Internet & American Life data. Some key findings include: dialup access is dropping:

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