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Broadband, computer subsidies on the way for those who qualify

May 11, 2021
Applications open May 12 for low-income consumers who need help paying for faster, more reliable internet.
Those who qualify will receive a discount on their monthly internet bill and money toward a new computer.
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Slow internet? Fast internet? You might be paying the same price

Aug 15, 2018
You and somebody across town might be paying the same fee, but getting very different service.
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Facebook and the need for speed

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May 13, 2015
The link clicker's costly, withering impatience is crucial to Instant Articles.

Internet in the U.S: High cost, slow service

Oct 31, 2014
Americans pay more than people in other countries for slower internet service.