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Rural Alaska Community Successfully Rallies for Faster Internet

By CAK Staff

The community of Glacier View is both picturesque and secluded. Located about 100 miles from Alaska’s largest city, it’s one of a handful of small towns in the south-central region of the state where people can drive to see, what else, but a glacier. For Glacier View’s approximately 245 residents, its remote location provides a way to escape the city and experience all the great natural wonders Alaska has to offer, though it also presents some challenges. In a world where people have gotten used to being constantly connected via the Internet and wireless phones, Glacier View continues to lag in broadband availability and speed … but that’s...

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