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Friday, July 11, 2003


"Bringing Broadband To Rural America"

"Bringing Broadband To Rural America"

"High-speed broadband in areas of 20,000 population or less is absolutely essential if those rural communities are going to remain viable in the next decade," said Hilda Gay Legg, administrator of the Rural Utilities Service, who is scheduled as a keynote speaker today at the Wireless Communications Association International's conference at the Washington Convention Center. "The challenge is always: How are you going to make a good business case? How do you get enough revenue to pay back those loans?"

Article by Yuki Noguchi. (Link from Ed Hare)

Karl Bode follows this article up on with his own thoughts on the subject plus some good links.


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