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Bernie Sanders proposes $150 billion for public broadband improvements

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Bernie Sanders has unveiled his plan for US broadband if he wins the 2020 presidential election, and it won’t surprise you to hear that his strategy would focus on making high-speed internet as widely accessible as possible. He intends to earmark $15…

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Ask Engadget: How can I improve my rural internet?

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The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we’ve known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac…

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Elizabeth Warren reveals $85 billion rural broadband plan

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Millions of Americans don’t have access to high-speed internet connections and despite efforts to bolster rural broadband, there’s still a lot of work to be done. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has the issue in mind, and she revealed a propo…

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Canada invests $85 million in internet satellites for rural areas

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Telesat, the Canadian telecom and SpaceX internet competitor, wants to connect remote regions with its low-earth-orbit satellites. Now, it appears to have the backing of Her Majesty’s Government. The company announced today that it is partnering with…

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US government lays out strategy to speed up rural broadband deployment

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The US government has unveiled a strategy called the American Broadband Initiative (ABI), which aims to speed up broadband deployment and bring faster, reliable internet access to tens of millions of Americans who don’t yet have it. More than federal…

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