News Leader: FCC says 95,000 rural Missouri homes and businesses will soon get broadband internet

FCC says 95,000 rural Missouri homes and businesses will soon get broadband internet

The Federal Communications Commission released the results of a $254 million auction Tuesday, part of an effort known as Connect America Fund II.

An FCC news release said that in Missouri, 95,130 rural homes and small businesses stand to “gain access to to high-speed internet service for the first time” over the coming decade.

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Star Herald: Bluebird Network Expands Coverage of Missouri Schools with High-Speed Connectivity

Bluebird Network Expands Coverage of Missouri Schools with High-Speed Connectivity

Bluebird Network continues to expand coverage to Missouri schools by adding five new school districts as customers. Students at all schools in the districts will gain access to fast, reliable internet access from Bluebird to benefit from the growing wealth of online educational resources.

More than 92,000 students in 76 school districts are currently supported by Bluebird, making it the second largest broadband provider to public schools in the state of Missouri. Bluebird works with school districts on their high-speed data connectivity requirements that keep rural students and faculty connected to digital learning advancements.

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FOX5: CoxHealth Enhances Patient Registration with Biometric Palm Scanning

CoxHealth Enhances Patient Registration with Biometric Palm Scanning

Next time you walk into the hospital you might be identified not by your social security number or birthday, but by pattern of veins in the palm of your hand. CoxHealth is planning to increase patient security by digitizing records to provide quick, safe, enhanced, and cost effective care.

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