Lack of high-speed internet leaves rural communities behind

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The Ann Arbor News

Jun 29, 12:00 AM

Lack of high-speed internet leaves rural communities behind

The issue also extends to schools. According to a report from Education Superhighway, a nonprofit studying internet access at schools throughout the country, 157,490 students in 54 school districts in Michigan don't have access to 25 megabits per second of total bandwidth. Nationally, the group estimates 6.5 million students lack that level of broadband access.

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