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UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 8:34 p.m.

AP: 3 million US students don’t have home internet

Nearly 3 million students around the country face struggles keeping up with their studies because they must make do without home internet. In classrooms, access to laptops and the internet …

UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 10:01 p.m.

To restore internet access after a massive earthquake, Peru turned to balloons

One of the biggest challenges in the wake of any disaster is restoring communication networks.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 7 p.m.

Cuba to begin full internet access for mobile phones

Cuba says its citizens will be offered full internet access on mobile phones beginning Thursday, becoming one of the last nations to do so.

UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 6 p.m.

High-altitude balloons to deliver internet access in Kenya

A Google-affiliated company has chosen Kenya as the home of its first announced commercial deal for delivering internet access to hard-to-reach areas using high-altitude balloons.

House votes to extend moratorium on Internet taxes

WASHINGTON — The House has voted to make permanent a moratorium that prevents state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

Rapist Christopher Reid uses social media to claim innocence

A life in prison has not silenced Christopher Jack Reid. The former porn star and convicted Pullman rapist continues to share his thoughts with friends and others through an edgy …

Broadband providers aim to educate users of benefits

Now that broadband is finding its way into nearly every corner of Washington, the focus is turning to using the technology to the fullest potential.