Overheard: Word of the Day

Nov 24 2008   1:30PM GMT

Overheard: 62% of rural America is still dialing up

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

arik_hesseldahl.jpg According to a study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, released in July, only 38% of rural American households have access to high-speed Internet connections.

Arik Hesseldahl, Bringing Broadband to Rural America

Comcast  is constantly looking for where to expand, and looks for areas that have at least 25 homes per one-mile stretch while meeting other criteria, says company spokeswoman Terri Weldon. “We are in business to make a profit,” she says.

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is white space device.

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