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International Business Times: Rural Broadband Access Still Lacking In U.S., Even As Remote Alaska Communities Connect

Scott A. Johnson was still at work in Nome, Alaska on Tuesday, but his pregnant wife had already left for Anchorage where they plan to have their baby in just a few weeks. In the time before the delivery, he plans to talk with her every night on Skype. The heartwarming scene would be fairly mundane in most of the United States, but as recently as two years ago, these conversations were impossible due to a lack of broadband connectivity that still persists throughout much of rural America.

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