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Internet report: 98.7 percent of Washington residents have access to broadband

The Washington State Broadband Office released its third annual Broadband Report today and more than 500 of the state’s 629 communities saw better access and/or higher speeds to broadband internet this past year. Based on data derived from the National Broadband Map, the report found that 98.7 percent of the state’s residents live in areas where broadband… Read More

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Mapping Seattle’s gigabit Internet plans: Are you in or out?

After Seattle mayor Mike McGinn announced an agreement Thursday with broadband developer Gigabit Squared to operate a high-speed fiber network in Seattle throughout 12 neighborhoods, most tech people in the area had a simple question: Am I in or am I out? I am not in the Seattle fiber initial project areas, darn it. — Glenn Fleishman (@GlennF) December 14, 2012 It’s… Read More