Story highlights importance of broadband access in rural areas

The Mankato Free Press posted a story on its website today, “Rural broadband development leads to many business, educational opportunities.”

The article highlights the inequity of broadband access in rural Minnesota. This inequity has a big impact on everything, including rural schools. The story includes this sentence: “Poor Internet access means children can’t use their school-issued iPads for homework at home.”

Please visit http://www.mankatofreepress.com/news/business/rural-broadband-development-leads-to-many-business-educational-opportunities/article_089cf324-274e-11e5-b1d3-a7268103bf2b.html to view this story.

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