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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


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


Nokia Flame incoming: 4-inch low-end Windows 8 blower

There's a budget Nokia blower in the works, to add to its Windows 8 range.

By September 8, 2012


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


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


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


Cell phone subsidies claimed by many who can't prove eligibility

A government program offering cheap wireless service to low-income households has benefited millions who may not be eligible, says The Wall Street Journal.

By February 12, 2013


Comcast expands Internet access for more poor families

The cable provider is enhancing its Internet Essentials program to provide more options for low-income households.

By February 2, 2012


FCC reforms phone subsidy program for the poor

The feds adopt major reforms to a subsidy program for low-income families and introduce a new pilot program to subsidize broadband.

By January 31, 2012


Google invests $28 million in affordable housing

The search giant will build 240 units in Boston's Allston neighborhood, in one of the largest low-income housing developments in the U.S.

By September 29, 2011