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16 min ago | The Island Packet

Schools work to increase Internet access for low-income families

The Beaufort County School District will allow many students to take their school-issued tablets home this fall, but officials worry some of them don't have the Internet access to use the devices.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Comcast

7 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Dividends Triumph As Rural Telecoms Crush the Dow

But at least so far in 2014, high-yield dividend favorites from outside the Dow have put the venerable average to shame, with double-digit total returns far outpacing even the Dow's recent run to all-time record highs.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom

10 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Shreve looks to switch phone, Internet providers [Daily Record, The (Wooster, OH)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SHREVE -- The village is looking to cut its phone and Internet bill in half, saving more than $200 per month by switching providers.

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Related Topix: Shreve, OH, Wooster, OH, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The News-Star

Non-stop hopes: Monroe seeks direct flight to Denver

In this 2009 file photo, tarmac workers prepare a United Airlines Airbus 320 for departure from Denver International Airport.

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Related Topix: Monroe, LA, Airlines, United Airlines, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Qwest, Cable & Satellite, Telecom

Daily Dispatch

New Granville EDC director ready for challenge

Harry Mills came back to Granville County seven years ago to care for his mother.

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Related Topix: Granville County, NC, Vance County, NC, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Non-Profit

Theflyonthewall.com

Rackspace drawing 'tepid' interest from potential buyers, BrightWire says

Chance of Rackspace strategic buyer lower if CenturyLink out, says Wells Fargo After BrightWire said that CenturyLink's interest in Raxspace had faded, Wells Fargo cautioned that it is difficult to judge the validity of sources in "articles such as this."

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom

Portland Tribune

New rules clear out disabled parking mess

Craig Burman hit downtown and pulled right into a metered parking spot in front of the Multnomah County courthouse Thursday morning, July 3. On previous courthouse trips, Burman, who works on the courthouse phone system for CenturyLink, needed to circle downtown blocks for as long as 25 minutes before finding a spot.

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Related Topix: Multnomah County, OR, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Portland, OR

Seeking Alpha

Why CenturyLink Is Best Placed Among RLECs

The telecommunication sector has gone through significant changes, as consumers shift from traditional voice to data services.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom

The Daily Record

Shreve looks to switch phone, Internet providers

The village is looking to cut its phone and Internet bill in half, saving more than $200 per month by switching providers.

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Related Topix: Shreve, OH, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Motley Fool

This Telecom Equipment Maker Is Down, But Not Out

Carrier enterprise spending is in transition mode due to the Federal Communications Commission's Connect America Fund, or CAF, initiative.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Financial Markets, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite

Converge! Network Digest

CenturyLink Wins 10-year NIH Colocation Contract

CenturyLink was selected by the National Institutes of Health to provide colocation, network connectivity and disaster recovery services to the NIH National Library of Medicine and the NIH Center for Information Technology.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Libraries

Bainbridge Island Review

KPUD Internet service to go to Bainbridge residents and businesses

Quality Bainbridge is hosting a public meeting Thursday, July 17 with Dave Siburg, the general manager of the Kitsap Public Utility District.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Comcast, Non-Profit, Kitsap County, WA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Spend Matters

The Great Telecom Shakeup - How Will Enterprises Benefit?

Spend Matters welcomes another guest post from Matt West of NPI , a spend management consultancy focused on eliminating overspending on IT, telecom, and shipping.

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Related Topix: Savvis, Qwest, Cable & Satellite, Telecom

Data Center Knowledge

CenturyLink Expands Canadian Cloud in Toronto Data Center

CenturyLink has been expanding its global cloud footprint at a rapid pace, and its next expansion is in its Toronto data center, where the company has established a cloud node.

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Related Topix: Savvis, Qwest, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, CPU, Science / Technology, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Daily World

Monroe mayor to run for district seat

Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo has officially announced his bid for the 5th U.S. Congressional District seat held by first-term Rep. Vance McAllister.

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Related Topix: Opelousas, LA, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, US News

The Times

'Duck Dynasty' boosts Ouachita Parish tourism

Ouachita Parish's tourism industry -- boosted by "Duck Dynasty" fans, business travelers serving CenturyLink and aggressive event scheduling by the Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau -- is on the rise in 2014.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

OregonLive.com

ODOT: Expect 'significant delays' Tuesday evening on I-84 at I-205 while crews repair downed utility lines

The incident closed the freeway in both directions late Tuesday morning for about 45 minutes, said Don Hamilton, a spokesman for the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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America's Network

Frustrated with slow speeds, Santa Fe launches muni broadband project

Santa Fe, N.M., frustrated with what it considers slower broadband speeds than surrounding communities like Albuquerque, is launching a $1 million municipal fiber optic network to increase both broadband access and competition among existing service providers.

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Related Topix: Santa Fe, NM, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Comcast

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WOWT-TV Omaha

Technician Reports Copper Theft

Omaha police reports indicate a technician working for CenturyLink discovered the theft of 400 feet of copper telephone wire from an open field.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom

Broadbandreports

CenturyLink: LTE Too Pricey, Capped to be Serious Competitor -

AT&T and Verizon have made it very clear by this point that with a few urban exceptions, they've finished with next-gen U-Verse and FiOS upgrades.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom

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