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Google Fiber flags Omaha for high-speed internet service

Google Fiber flags Omaha for high-speed internet service

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Google Fiber wants to provide Omaha residents and businesses with its high-speed Internet. According to an announcement from the mayor’s office on Wednesday, the city council will consider a licensing agreement with Google Fiber in October. The city council will hear its first reading on the subject at its regular meeting …

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BNamericas - AXXEL extends its fiber optic internet service...

BNamericas – AXXEL extends its fiber optic internet service…

This is an automatic translation of AXXEL’s press release Brazil, September 2022 – The fiber optic internet market has grown by 23% in Brazil over the last twelve months according to the latest data from Anatel. From July 2021 to July 2022, 5.4 million new accesses were added in the country, which represents an average …

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San Antonio nonprofit hopes to expand mental health services for food and service industry employees to other states

San Antonio nonprofit hopes to expand mental health services for food and service industry employees to other states

SAN ANTONIO – A local non-profit organization is committed to ensuring people in the food and beverage industry have access to affordable mental health services and support groups. “For a lot of people who work in the food and beverage industry, they don’t have health insurance,” said Joel Rivas, founder of the Saint City Culinary …

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Waterloo homes, businesses without internet, phone service after vandals cut fiber line

Waterloo homes, businesses without internet, phone service after vandals cut fiber line

WATERLOO, Iowa (KWL) – It has been five days since some Century Link customers in Waterloo near Ansborough and University Avenue have not had phone or internet service. It affects both owners and businesses in the region. According to Century Link, the disruption happened on Sunday when vandals severed a fiber line at the Falls …

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Hyde-Smith Leases $30.3M in USDA Grants to Expand Internet Service in Rural Mississippi

Hyde-Smith Leases $30.3M in USDA Grants to Expand Internet Service in Rural Mississippi

USDA’s ReConnect grants for rural development will support more fiber broadband services in seven counties. On Thursday, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) welcomed the awarding of more than $30.0 million in rural development funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide fiber optics to broadband to residents of seven rural Mississippi counties. Senator …

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With Rising Overdoses, A Push For Needle Service Programs - Roll Call

With Rising Overdoses, A Push For Needle Service Programs – Roll Call

Since then, spending laws have changed the scope of the ban, but the ban remains largely intact. Public perception shifted somewhat after Scott County, Indiana experienced a large-scale HIV and hepatitis epidemic in 2015 caused primarily by injection drugs. Then-Governor. Mike Pence has opposed needle service programs, leading experts to criticize his wait to allow …

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Internet Service Provider Sparklight Named "Top 10 Fastest"

Internet Service Provider Sparklight Named “Top 10 Fastest”

“Sparklight” among the 10 fastest ISPs in the United States in 2022, according to PC Magazine KSNF/KODE – Sparklight (formerly CableOne) was recently named to PC Magazine’s list of the top 10 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the country for the second year in a row. A leader in rigorous benchmark reviews of lab-based internet …

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Local Internet Service Provider Named "Top 10 Fastest"

Local Internet Service Provider Named “Top 10 Fastest”

“Sparklight” among the 10 fastest ISPs in the United States in 2022, according to PC Magazine KSNF/KODE – Sparklight (formerly CableOne) was recently named to PC Magazine’s list of the top 10 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the country for the second year in a row. A leader in rigorous benchmark reviews of lab-based internet …

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Miniature Horsepower in Champagne at the service of children's mental health

Miniature Horsepower in Champagne at the service of children’s mental health

CHAMPAGNE, ill. (WAND) – Miniature Horsepower is a program in Champaign that focuses on developing children’s mental health while combating negative childhood experiences. Founder and director, Sarah Nixon first discovered miniature power in 2019. At the time, it was just a concept. Nixon pitched the idea to a panel of judges in the Carle Illinois …

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