Daily Star: Grants key in tackling digital divide

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State and federal funds are being funneled to broadband service providers interested serving areas where people lack digital access, officials say. Veneeth Iyengar, state executive director for broadband and connectivity, has been visiting parts of Louisiana to explain what needs to be done to solve the digital divide.

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