In the U.S., students are expected to have access to internet at home to complete assignments. Satellite broadband offers an opportunity to connect those households on the other side of the digital divide.
In the first of our series highlighting people in underserved areas, we visit a Mississippi teenager looking to improve her chances of success through online connectivity
With its rolling hills, storied history, Southern charm and laid-back way of life, Mississippi has a lot to offer its residents. But when it comes to high-speed internet connectivity, the Magnolia State is a land of opportunity.
Distance learning enables students in many rural areas to pursue their education, but a good internet connection is essential.
While many people in urban areas enjoy today's fastest internet service, those in rural areas and other places outside cities have had limited options.