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Technology is at its most useful when connected to other resources such as the internet. Access to the internet is a problem in Kentucky and this is why its a cause for LFI.

Louisville’s $15 billion problem: 17,000 young people are out of school and out of work

Courier-Journal ROUGHLY ONE IN 10 PEOPLE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16 AND 24 IN THE LOUISVILLE METRO AREA IS “DISCONNECTED” FROM SOCIETY. It’s been nearly four years since KiKi Shelton started looking for a steady…

Kentucky’s $1.5 Billion Information Highway to Nowhere

Gov. Matt Bevin has offered no solution to the boondoggle he inherited, a plan to bring high-speed internet to Kentucky’s remote corners. by Alfred Miller, Louisville Courier-Journal May 8, 2019, 8 a.m. EDT The internet arrived in…

In rural Kentucky, a battle to provide reliable internet

Original Source July 7 2019 by Luke Barnes on ThinkProgress.org At first, Matthew Childers’ story sounds like just another broken American Dream. After high school, the Kentucky native followed in his father’s footsteps by working…

Kentucky’s Internet Profile

KENTUCKY ‘S BROADBAND PROFILE With 120 Internet service providers and an average download speed of 18.80 MBPS, Kentucky is ranked as the 42 most connected state in the U.S. Regarding Internet competition within the state,…