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Student Corner: Connect Home: Bridging the Digital Divide

March 17, 2016

Google Fiber and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are partnering in a public-private collaboration, ConnectHome, to provide families and children living in HUD-assisted housing with broadband, or high-speed Internet. Increasing Internet speeds in low-income communities will … Read more

Public Investment in Broadband Infrastructure

December 17, 2009

Rick Morse is a School of Government faculty member. If you have not followed the news on this, the City of Wilson, NC recently invested $28 million on a fiber optic network throughout the community and now operates Greenlight cable, internet, and phone as a local utility. After the big cable compan … Read more