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Panel pushes state broadband network

Industry dismisses proposal, says schools already have access to Internet

Posted: May 7, 2014 at 5:22 a.m.

The Quality Digital Learning Study Committee recommended Tuesday that the state run a centralized broadband network to provide Internet service to schools around the state, a move telecommunications companies said would be expensive and redundant to their private efforts to wire the state for Internet service.

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