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Kansas: Broadband For All In The Sunflower State
4 Dec 2019
A new State Office of Broadband Development in Kansas is working to make sure rural parts of the state can get the same high-speed service as urban centers.
The Kansas Office of Broadband Development was created to lead a statewide effort to expand broadband coverage and capacity for all Kansans. Access to affordable, quality service is critical to advancing economic growth and competitiveness.
High-speed broadband services help create new jobs, attract new industries, expands markets for new and existing businesses, enables Kansans to better access educational opportunities and resources, facilitates delivery of healthcare services, and helps protect public safety.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A new group has formed to get Kansas residents talking about the state's technology industry because, organizers say, those already working here in the industry are unaware of the depth of career opportunities available and recruitment of new talent must be a collaborative effort. "As a...
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The FCC authorized nearly $38.7 million to fund broadband access for 10,864 unserved rural Kansas homes and businesses. The Federal Communications Commission says the money is part of the third wave of support from last year’s Connect America Fund Phase II auction. Providers will begin...
New Kansas Broadband Map Shows Internet Accessibility, And The Areas Sans Service May Surprise YouDec 1 2019
DODGE CITY — Kansas is bathed in shades of blue that stretch north to south, east to west. That’s not a reference to politics: It’s what the state looks like on the Federal Communications Commission’s Fixed Broadband Deployment map. The map shows the approximate number of internet service providers...