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Senator Tester Pushes For Broadband In Rural America

April 7, 2012View for printing

US Senator Jon Tester is asking the Federal Communications Commission to slow down on changes to their National Broadband Plan. The plan would reduce the amount of resources available to broadband internet provides for investing in rural telecommunications.

"Our business definitely relies heavily on the internet and everything we produce and everything that comes in is facilitated through the internet," said Great Northern Brewing Company marketing manager Jessica Lucey.

The Great Northern Brewery is wired. Everything from its point of sale system to social media, as well as the ordering of grains and malts are done through the World Wide Web.

"We wanna share what we're doing with everyone and the internet is a great resource to do it," she explained.

By Rebecca Vogt

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