February 03, 2011
USA Today recently ran an article highlighting a federal stimulus program developed to bring broadband Internet access to rural areas of the country. President Obama reinforced the importance of this initiative in his State of the Union address last week as a requirement for attracting and keeping business in the United States. The ability for businesses in rural areas to send and receive information as quickly as their urban counterparts is vital to their continued sustainability and ultimately to the livelihood of their communities. But it’s not just about businesses; it’s about improving access to education and healthcare as well.
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