Rural Broadband: Perplexing Issues On The Road To Connectivity – DTN Aug 20, 2020

🕔Aug 20, 2020
 Improving broadband internet services to all rural areas is an extremely complex task with no easy answers. With more people working from home and children learning remotely because of the […]

Rural Internet: Coronavirus Highlights Lack of Broadband – DTN May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
When Karen Eifert Jones had to complete online training to spray dicamba herbicide this spring, she ended up doing it on her cell phone from the driveway of her mother’s […]

Rural Electrification Was The Broadband Breakthrough of the 1930s Mar 10, 2020

🕔Mar 10, 2020
Arguably, one of the biggest changes to the rural landscape and family life in the United States occurred when prepaid electricity texas was extended through the countryside. The first feasibility […]

Alabama: USDA Awards $29.5Mln for Rural Broadband Investment Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019
Tombigbee Communications, a subsidiary of Tombigbee Electric Cooperative, has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the company $29,495,232 as a 50% loan-grant combination in the first round of […]

Rural Broadband: FCC Announces Major 5G Expansion Funding Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
The FCC this week announced a $9 billion 5G funding program to support high-speed connectivity in rural America. The money is aimed at helping carriers build out 5G in hard-to-serve […]

Georgia: Broadband Access Is Key to Ag Success Apr 29, 2019

🕔Apr 29, 2019
Georgia farmers have technological advancements at their fingertips but many are not able to use them to their fullest extent due to the lack of broadband internet access, according to […]

Rural Broadband: $20Bln FCC Fund to Increase Access Plus 5G Expansion – DTN Apr 16, 2019

🕔Apr 16, 2019
The Trump administration is preparing to boost high-speed mobile data considered next generation, or 5G, as well as roll out a $20 billion fund to increase rural broadband access. The […]

agBot Challenge – Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN, May 16-18 Feb 19, 2019

🕔Feb 19, 2019
Purdue University’s College of Agriculture is partnering with Gerrish Farms to host the agBOT Challenge 2019, a three-day event May 16-18. The event includes the NextGen Expo, an interactive STEM […]

Rural Broadband: More Incentives Needed to Help Build Networks Sep 20, 2018

🕔Sep 20, 2018
Though progress has been made by the Federal Communications Commission to remove barriers for infrastructure investment, the rural-urban digital divide persists. A new CoBank Knowledge Exchange Division report, “Broadband Partnerships,” […]

Indiana: Rural Broadband Could Generate $12Bln Over 20 Years, Says Study Aug 27, 2018

🕔Aug 27, 2018
Indiana could reap nearly $12 billion in present value of net economic benefits over a 20-year period if an investment were made to extend broadband internet into the state’s rural […]

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