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AEI Study Says US Has Most Successful Broadband Policies

December 12, 2014

Take a moment and imagine using the Internet in the same way you did, say, 10 or 15 years ago. You can almost hear that irritating dial up sound, can’t you? While a very (very!) small percentage of Americans still have to suffer through that sound to get online, for the vast majority of us …

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Advancing Broadband: Private Investments Keeps Broadband Rolling

February 4, 2014

According to a March 2013 report by Charles Davidson and Michael Santorelli at New York University Law School, private broadband providers invested more than $1 trillion in broadband between 1996 and 2010 and $66 billion in 2011. Despite the proliferation in government-owned broadband networks, the private sector is still the primary driving force behind the …

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Smartphone Tips to Help Protect you During Flu Season

January 23, 2013

When classrooms are half full and cubicle banks half empty, you know flu season is upon us. While not a cure, or even a replacement for a trip to the doctor, with nearly two-thirds of Americans now turning to the Internet to find information about health issues, technology can certainly help consumers cope with the …

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Back-to-School with Broadband and Your Tablet

September 11, 2012

By now most retail stores have dismantled their back-to-school display and put up a Halloween one. Left over, perhaps, are a few boxes of crayons, a glue stick or two, maybe several dozen wide-ruled notebooks, and … Ipads? Well, maybe there aren’t any leftover, but tablets, notebooks and e-readers are certainly part of the back-to-school …

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Telemedicine is reshaping Healthcare across the Country

September 10, 2012

Last week we discussed how technology changed the political process between the 1948 race for the White House and today’s campaign. Politics are certainly not the only thing that’s been altered – for the better – by technology. Health care is another. In 1960, the first internal pacemaker was used. CT scans came about in …

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Politics at the Speed of Social Media

September 10, 2012

Sixty-four years ago Americans woke the morning after election day to headlines reading, “Dewey Beats Truman.” Three generations later such an error is unthinkable. (A history refresher: Truman actually beat Dewey in the 1948 battle for the White House.) It’s also unthinkable that Americans would learn the outcome of the 2012 election from a newspaper …

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