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State officials estimate 33,000 households in mostly rural areas of the state will gain high-speed internet access through the projects.
The company said internet service was restored by Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 25.
From the "11 CDs for one penny!" marketing of the Columbia House Record Club to today's slick "Just click to subscribe" trickery, columnist Tammy Swift struggles to navigate the complex world of auto-renewals, free trial periods and digital subscriptions.
A few miles of fiber remains to be laid in the city in 2022.

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Money to subsidize rural broadband initiatives has been limited, but recently the Minnesota Legislature approved $70 million for high-speed internet and the U.S. Senate passed an infrastructure package this week that would give the state at least $100 million for broadband upgrades. The infrastructure bill is now moving onto the House.
Approximately $20 million in grant funding was set aside for both the 2020 and 2021 rounds of the program by the Minnesota Legislature in 2019 amid a larger state government effort to make high-speed internet more widely accessible.
It's only been about a year since Ross Olson recalls the Bell Hill Recovery Center near Wadena was connected to broadband internet through West Central Telephone Association (WCTA). Just last fall, he finally was connected to broadband at home as...
LOS ANGELES - A number of internet services were affected by an ongoing outage of Amazon's cloud infrastructure Tuesday. Amazon's S3 servers, which are often used to cache images and other media, suffered an outage across the East Coast region Tu...
ST. PAUL -- A new round of state grants could extend broadband to thousands of businesses and households throughout areas of rural Minnesota that now are without reliable internet access.
A new round of state grants could extend broadband to thousands of businesses and households throughout areas of rural Minnesota that now are without reliable internet access.

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Arvig has announced that it has discovered the issue causing the temporary and sporadic Internet traffic bottleneck during peak usage times (evening prime time).
Arvig has been receiving reports of a potential online scam claiming to be market research conducted by Arvig. Customers have reported that they clicked a shared story on Facebook, then saw a link to an "Arvig survey." Once clicked, the message s...
Arvig has been receiving reports of a potential online scam claiming to be market research conducted by Arvig. Customers have reported that they clicked a shared story on Facebook, then saw a link to an "Arvig survey." Once clicked, the message s...

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