Alphabet bets on lasers to provide Internet in remote areas

Alphabet bets on lasers to provide Internet in remote areas

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 26 (Reuters) – Google’s parent Alphabet (GOOGL.O) has already tried unsuccessfully to bring Internet access to rural and remote areas using high-altitude balloons into the stratosphere. But now, the company is providing Internet services to remote areas using beams of light. The project known as Taara is part of Alphabet’s innovation … Read more

The United States will spend $42 billion to make Internet access universal by 2030

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WASHINGTON, June 26 (Reuters) – The White House on Monday split $42 billion among the nation’s 50 U.S. states and territories to make access to high-speed broadband universal by 2030, launching a new ad campaign for economic policies of President Joe Biden. Funding under the Broadband Equity Access and Deployment program was authorized under the … Read more