Rural broadband, pandemic recovery and election battles to come in Georgia’s legislative session highlighted the annual “Eggs and Issues” program held Wednesday by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.
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ATLANTA — Georgia utility regulators have approved an offer by electric membership cooperatives to provide steep discounts to telecom providers that expand broadband service into rural areas of the state unserved by broadband.
ATLANTA - Both of the main parties disputing the rollout of legislation aimed at expanding broadband service in rural Georgia criticized a new proposal brought to the state Public Service Commission (PSC) Thursday.
When school routines turned upside down in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Newton County School System turned to technology to help it navigate and meet the changing needs of its students.
ATLANTA -- Rural Georgians from business owners to teachers to elected officials know one of the region’s biggest challenges is inadequate internet connectivity, particularly amid a pandemic that is forcing people to stay home.
Among the many types of inequality in the United States laid bare by the coronavirus pandemic is the digital divide between those who can acce…
ATLANTA — A major obstacle to the era of online instruction the coronavirus pandemic has forced on Georgia schools is that some students, particularly in rural communities, don’t have access to the internet at home.
U.S. Rep. Austin Scott, R-Ga., offered remarks during the Georgia Municipal Association’s statewide Rural Broadband Summit in Warner Robins.