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COVID Causes Surge In Iowa Rural Broadband Investment

IARN — Rural broadband has been a hot topic for a few years, but it has certainly come to the forefront during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As people have been forced to work from home, students taking classes online, and hospitals having to increase their consultations online, the need for a strong rural internet infrastructure is bigger than ever. We have heard of several infusions of funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), but what does it all mean for Iowa’s rural residents?

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