Aug 25

Connecticut Still Lacks Broadband Access

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Rural Broadband |

According to a recent FCC census from 2015, just over 15% of the state of Connecticut still lacks basic broadband access. If you look at each town in CT there appears to be access to the federal's basic standards for broadband: 25 Mbps when downloading and 3 Mbps when uploading. However, when you look at smaller geographic areas, the lack of broadband is revealed as shown by Jake Kara of TrendCT.org

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Jun 15

Rural Broadband Still At Large

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Rural Broadband |

Recently, U.S. News & World Report republished a piece from a professor at Oklahoma State University about rural broadband and why we still face issues with connecting rural residents to broadband standards.

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Nov 17

FCC Releases Another $16M for Rural Broadband

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Rural Broadband |

The FCC has just announced the release of another $16 million for rural broadband funding. The organization will distribute the funds to four carriers covering more than 2,400 census blocks across five states. 

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Sep 23

Broadband a Focus at New York State Association of Counties Fall Seminar

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Rural Broadband |

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has stated broadband for everyone is a top priority for economic development, education and safety. To back up his comments, he's pledged $500MM to help make it happen through the New York Broadband Program, which was one of the sessions at this year's New York State Association of Counties Fall Seminar. 

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Aug 31

RESOLUTE Partners Spotlighted in Hartford Courant

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Rural Broadband |

In an article titled "Taking Internet To The Hinterlands," RESOLUTE Partners was recently spotlighted in the Hartford Courant's Main St. Series, which profiles local Connecticut companies.

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Aug 03

RESOLUTE Partners Chosen to Bring Rural Broadband to Niagara-Orleans Counties

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Rural Broadband |

With the signing of a memorandum of understanding, Orleans County has awarded Resolute Partners and Seneca Solutions (Formerly Seneca Telecommunications) its project to connect rural areas to high-speed Internet services. The broadband infrastructure and network will supply more than 4,000 underserved homes and businesses in the two counties.

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Jul 22

More Rural Broadband Grants Awarded by USDA

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Rural Broadband |

The latest in bringing more high-speed broadband to rural Americans comes from the USDA, who has just approved $85.8 million in loans ($74.8 million for Telecom and $11 million in Community Connect Grants). 

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Jun 17

Frontier Communications Accepts $238M from FCC for Rural Broadband

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Rural Broadband |

According to a recent press release, Frontier Communications has accepted a sum of $238M to bring broadband services to more than 65,000 rural Americans across 28 states delivering in-home broadband speeds of at least 10 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload. Frontiers’ President and CEO Dan McCarthy noted in the release:

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May 28

Senator Announces Capito Connect Plan for Broadband

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Rural Broadband |

A recent study showed that 74% of rural Americans in West Virginia don't have access to adaquate broadband and U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) isn't happy about it. 

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Apr 30

Connect America Offers $1.7B for Rural Broadband

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Rural Broadband |

In an effort to get more carriers in various states to provide rural residents high-speed Internet, the Connect America Fund has offered up close to $1.7 billion for expansion and support, according to the FCC

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