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More Options, Less Access: Chuck Johnson On How Montana’s Journalism Landscape Has Changed

Veteran journalist Chuck Johnson joins Sally and Gwen to talk about the good and bad changes and challenges in Montana journalism over his over 40-year career — including decreased access and increased distrust.

Google will bring Starlink satellite connectivity to enterprises in late 2021

SpaceX has unveiled its second major cloud infrastructure deal to bring satellite-powered internet and cloud services to Earth’s farthest reaches. The Elon Musk-led company is partnering with Google Cloud, a deal that will see SpaceX’s Starlink satellites connected to ground stations located at Google datacenter sites.

Starlink receives nearly $73 million for more than 29,000 sites in Montana.

SpaceX won bids to provide internet across Montana, including swaths of Lincoln, Flathead and Glacier counties and small pockets along the Hi-Line at Cut Bank, Shelby and Havre. SpaceX also will serve an area east of Bigfork.

The Case for Letting People Work From Home Forever

Do you want happier, productive, more engaged, and more fulfilled employees and coworkers? Well, you should campaign to let them work remotely. Here’s why.

Joe Biden’s Broadband Push Could Be Worth Billions To Wireless And Cable Companies

All the major carriers stand to benefit if the Biden buildout goes forward.

Broadband Became “Rural America’s Critical Connection” During Pandemic

Research from the Foundation for Rural Service underscores the transformative role broadband played in rural America during the Pandemic and looks into increasing demand for what has become a fundamental service.

Paper: FCC Could Waste Up to $1B Due to Bad Map Data

A Competitive Carriers Association white paper details how the Federal Communications Commission awarded federal broadband funds to well-populated, well-off areas that may have existing high-speed Internet access.

The Malta, Montana Business Center is OPEN

This is a great space in downtown Malta, Montana for anyone thinking about relocating to a more rural setting. Extra bonus – Malta has fiber optics fed internet to all locations.

Virtual MSU Women’s Circle of Excellence Conference- 5/13 – 9AM MST

The conference will include a panel discussion, “Know Your Worth: Navigating the Employee & Employer Puzzle,” as well as sessions on marketing, building a business and community, resilience and more.

These Ex-Oracle Execs Are Democratizing the Web for Millions of Overlooked Users – Evinced

Many people have never heard of ‘digital accessibility services.’ The team behind a new Silicon Valley startup believes that will soon change.