Bringing rural Arizona up to (high) speed by Victoria Harker, Chamber Business News
The cost of connectivity in Ammon, Idaho by Becky Chao and Lucas Pietrzak, New America
Get Internet service to rural Louisiana, American Press
Ballard said the problem in Louisiana has been the belief that only private industry is innovative and efficient enough to provide internet service. However, he said private companies in this state didn’t extend phone lines to all rural areas until 2005. It’s also why nearly a million homes and businesses get their power from electric cooperatives created by the federal government.
Broadband-bill sponsors hope to improve Maine’s Internet by Laura Rosbrow, Public News Service