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'Optical Fiber' Made Out of Thin Air
Dave Knott writes: Scientists from the University of Maryland say they have turned thin air into an "optical fiber" that can transmit and amplify light signals without the need for any cables.
E. Ky. coal costs too high for revival
Whether it's a political ad - aren't you sick of them already? - or a headline like " UK emissions pilot project could keep Ky.
Harlan Daily Enterprise
Surplus computers provide broadband access to public
Daily EnterpriseUsing one of the donated computers is James Bengie, front row far right, 19 of Wallins, a participant in the Work Experi... Brian Kiser, executive-director of the Office of Broadband Outreach and Development and Rob Jones, executive-director of Community Action Kentucky visited Harlan on Tuesday to unveil donated surplus state ... (more)
Floyd County Times
A legislative perspective
When it comes to budgets, there is one big difference between the federal government and the states: The states balance theirs at the end of the fiscal year.
Rural schools struggle to roll out online Common Core tests
It's a takeover of public education by the federal government. It's not rigorous enough.
Next steps announced in broadband project
Gov. Steve Beshear and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers say two requests for proposals are being issued to develop high-speed Internet access to the farthest reaches of the state.
Kansas City InfoZine
Rural Schools Struggling to Roll Out Online Common Core Tests
By Erin Bell - It's a takeover of public education by the federal government. It's not rigorous enough.
The Jackson Sun
Schools rewiring to close digital gap
The thousands of miles of wiring frantically being strung throughout America's schools this summer may look like everyday Internet cables.
TDS' Salem, Ky., broadband stimulus project extends service to 650 new homes
TDS Telecom has completed its latest broadband stimulus project around Salem, Ky., bringing service to area businesses and more than 650 residents--nearly 100 more than it projected in its funding application.
Birch Announces Completion of Fiber Rollout in Kentucky
Birch Communications, a leading provider of business focused communications, cloud and managed services to small, medium and enterprise-sized businesses announced today that it has completed its integration and roll-out of 11,520 strand miles of fiber serving Eastern Kentucky.