Tizeti secures debt financing to expand Internet access in Nigeria

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Chapel Hill Denhams Nigeria Infrastructure Debt Fund (NIDF or the Fund) has agreed to provide long-term financing to Tizeti Network Limited (Tizeti or the Company) (https://www.Tizeti.com) – West Africa’s pioneering solar-based Internet provider The senior debt facility services will be used to finance the roll-out of Tizetis’ state-of-the-art broadband network in 15 states in Nigeria. …

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Not everyone in SC has reliable internet. This affects the political access of young people

Not everyone in SC has reliable internet.  This affects the political access of young people

Bamberg In this rural area about an hour south of Colombia, 27-year-old Liz Sites struggles to stay informed without reliable home Internet access. Saitz lives about seven miles outside the city limits of Bamberg. He admits that the only reason he cares about politics is because one of his hometown heroes, Nikki Haley, is running …

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Detroit Businesses is a non-profit organization helping Detroiters access the Internet

Detroiters on the computer using digital skills during Detroit Digital Inclusion Week on Oct. 2 at Wayne State University in Detroit.  These photos were taken during Detroit Digital Inclusion Week on October 2nd at Wayne State University in Detroit

Eight years ago, Detroit had one of the worst Internet access rates of any major American city, with roughly 40 percent of residents lacking broadband, according to the Federal Communications Commission. Then-FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler visited the Motor City in 2015 and wrote about the crisis and the need for leaders in places like Detroit …

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A third party gained access to the University of Michigan’s systems, leading to an Internet outage in August

A third party gained access to the University of Michigan's systems, leading to an Internet outage in August

ANN ARBOR, MI – A third-party source broke into the University of Michigan’s computer systems, causing the university to shut down the Internet at the start of the fall semester, officials said. The university first detected suspicious activity on its campus computer network on Aug. 23, according to university spokeswoman Kim Brookhuizen. The university’s information …

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Gazans are rapidly losing access to the Internet

Gazans are rapidly losing access to the Internet

To read more about The Economist’s data journalism, visit our graphic details page. OOctober 9thIn response to a deadly attack on Israeli soil by Hamas, the Palestinian militants who rule Gaza, Israel tightened its blockade of the Gaza Strip. Internet connectivity, which has always been lower in Gaza than in the rest of the region, …

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Michigan seeks public feedback on high-speed Internet access proposal

Michigan seeks public feedback on high-speed Internet access proposal

The proposal describes how Michigan would use $1.559 billion in BEAD Act funding to expand high-speed Internet service across the state. LANSING, Mich. The Michigan Office of High Speed ​​Internet (MIHI) is interested in Michiganders’ feedback on Volume 1 of the Michigan Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (BEAD) initial proposal. The proposal describes how Michigan …

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