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Shoring up rural America's economy must start with broadband access and technology, a federal task force said in a report released Monday.

Damaged Equipment Causes Comcast Outage in Macomb

Jun 17, 2015
Photo courtesy of Comcast

Comcast Internet and TV services were interrupted around 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Company representatives said the problem occurred in equipment Comcast leases from Mediacom.

Rich Egger

As you might guess, it costs money to upgrade technology on a college campus.

Sewer System Might Lead to High Speed Internet

Jun 14, 2012

Carthage's route to high-speed Internet service might run underground. The city has been approached by multi-national company  I3 America. It says patented technology allows it to place fiber-optic cable in sewer lines.

The city and the company have agreed on a study by the company to be completed September 12th. Second-ward Alderman Gary Smith says the company has taken an initial look at the city's sewer system.

He says, “They're very interested. I think that they'll progress-that things will progress.”