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Google unleashes free speedy Internet service on low-income homes

Google puts its money where its mouth is with a plan to provide public housing residents with free access to its 1 gigabit-per-second Fiber service.

By February 3, 2016

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Obama unveils ConnectHome to get low-income households online

The pilot program will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households. Some communities will receive broadband connections at no charge.

By July 15, 2015

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Feds take steps to bring broadband to low-income households

The FCC will seek comments on how to expand its $1.7 billion fund for subsidizing phone service for low-income families. The agency wants the fund to cover broadband service as well.

By June 18, 2015

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Low-income Australians unacceptably internet deprived

Affordability research has shown that nearly half of low-income earners can't afford internet at home, and an even higher percentage have no access to mobile internet.

By September 30, 2013

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Low-income apartments to have high efficiency

A Boston apartment complex is undergoing one of the largest deep-energy retrofit projects in the U.S. that is expected to cut energy use by about 70 percent.

By May 23, 2011

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Big ISPs back plan to wire low-income Americans

AT&T, Verizon, the cable industry, and others team up with state and local governments and a nonprofit group with goal of bringing broadband to 500,000 more homes by 2010.

By April 8, 2008

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Google, HUD on a mission to narrow the digital divide

Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt and HUD Secretary Julian Castro share an engaging "chat" on providing Internet service to low-income households.

By January 7, 2016

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AT&T promises IPTV to low-income residents

CEO promises to serve 5.5 million low-income homes as part of broadband IPTV services over new network.

By May 9, 2006

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Google donates $6.8 million to San Francisco youth bus rides

Amid protests over high-tech commuter buses, the Web giant gives the city a massive donation to fund low-income students' transportation.

By February 27, 2014

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Sprint to hook up 50K students with free wireless service

The program is part of the White House's ConnnectED initiative, which will provide access to low-income students.

By February 4, 2014