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Bridging a digital divide, subsidized internet program enrollment starts Wednesday

A new federal program will provide low-income residents with a monthly subsidy to help pay for internet service. The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program...
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Wed, 05/12/2021 - 4:56am
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Connections: Discussing data storage and ownership now and in the future

How do your store your data? Hard drives? The cloud? A local inventor says a device he created is indestructible and will make your data available in...
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Fri, 02/05/2021 - 9:16am
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Spectrum says it will double internet speeds in Rochester & several other markets

Spectrum says it has doubled the starting download speed of its internet product from 100 to 200 Mbps in 17 markets across the U.S. That includes...
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Thu, 12/17/2020 - 9:04am
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Connections: How to provide and regulate internet access during the pandemic

Many schools are deciding to keep students online – some exclusively, others for part of the fall. The New York Times argues that consistent internet...
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Tue, 07/21/2020 - 10:32am
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Connections: Discussing how the digital divide is affecting local students during the pandemic

When schools closed in March and teachers and students were pushed to online learning settings, the transition proved difficult for students who lack...
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 10:21am
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Connections: What would it take to create a municipal internet network in Monroe County?

*This hour was interrupted by NPR's coverage of a White House press conference, which led to an abbreviated discussion. We look at the digital divide --...
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Thu, 03/19/2020 - 10:17am
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