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Down Home and High Tech: Innovative Rural Communities Receive National Recognition

High-speed internet connections and innovative leadership are resulting in economic boons for small towns and rural areas. The Rural Innovation Initiative recognizes nine such communities around the United States.

Internet providers want tax break to install broadband in Montana

About 74 percent of people in Montana have broadband coverage, ranking it last among all the states for connectivity.

Montana Lt. Governor Cooney sees challenges of connectivity in Troy, Montana’s schools and the community

Montana Lt. Governor Mike Cooney visited Troy’s schools Jan. 30 along with representatives of consulting firm Deloitte Services LP, as part of the evaluation phase for Internet needs and capabilities in Troy.

Report offers data on local Flathead Valley, Montana internet access

Though there are missing elements in the report, as a whole the data paints a realistic picture of the Flathead Valley as being a technologically underserved area.

Montana cellphone, Internet infrastructure vulnerable to outages; new funding could help

Communities with fewer than 20,000 residents will be eligible for the new funding to expand high-speed Internet access. That means a whole lot of Montana communities will qualify. The first round of grant applications will...

Montana Senator Jon Tester Secures $600 Million Investment to Expand High-Speed Internet in Rural America

Senator Was Only Member of Montana’s Congressional Delegation to Vote for the Funding

Native Americans On Tribal Land Are ‘The Least Connected’ To High-Speed Internet

The low rate of subscription to a high-speed internet service — 53 percent — in these often rugged, rural areas underscores the depth of the digital divide between Indian Country and the rest of the...

Microsoft says the rural broadband divide is worse than you think

Politicians and regulators like to say they’re increasing access to broadband in rural areas, but the reality might be far less rosy. Microsoft has conducted a study showing that far fewer Americans have broadband access...

USDA’s Rural broadband Plan Met with Citizen Criticism and Concerns

Slow speeds, bad coverage and expensive service.

FCC proposes doubling speed requirement for rural broadband

Speeds would be on par with urban areas

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