Broadband Connectivity for Rural Alaska

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It’s a new frontier in the telecommunications world. A fiber-optic cable has been placed under Lake Illiamna, in remote western Alaska, to bring broad-band internet access to villages across a large swath of the state. In what ways will this empower people and what will they do with it?

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  • Steve Heimel, APRN

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, August 9 , 2011 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

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