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A man checks his cellphone outside a media facilitation centre in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir will restore text messaging services in the disputed region on Wednesday, almost five months after India’s government downgraded its semi-autonomy and imposed a strict security and communications lockdown, an official said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

India to restore text messaging services in Kashmir

Dec. 31, 2019 8:06 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir will restore text messaging services in the disputed region on Wednesday, almost five months after India’s government downgraded its semi-autonomy and imposed a strict security and communications lockdown, an official said Tuesday. Local...

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders speaks to a congregation at Reid Chapel AME Church on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

Sanders announces $150B plan to expand broadband access

Dec. 6, 2019 8:32 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is promising to invest $150 billion to bring high-speed internet to “every household in America” while breaking up and better regulating monopolies he says currently limit access to drive up their profits. The Vermont senator...

Lee announces rural broadband expansion in West Tennessee

Nov. 26, 2019 7:47 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee and Comcast say a $2.4 million fiber network expansion will bring high-speed broadband internet to a rural West Tennessee county. Lee visited Tipton County on Monday to announce that about 2,200 homes and businesses in the area will now have access to broadband services....