Internet Access in Rural America and Its Impact on the Economy


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

The economies of rural America and urban America have significant differences in terms of the current level and growth rate. Whereas the urban economies are advanced and grow at such a rapid pace, rural economies seem to lag behind. Internet connectivity ranks as one of the factors causing this disparity. Small businesses in rural areas require Internet access to take advantage of the opportunities that digital technologies offer. Unfortunately, this access is rare in the regions. The majority of the users have a hard time connecting to the Internet, while those who manage still surfer from slower speeds and constant...

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A Day Without the Internet


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The Internet is an integral part of our lives. No doubt. But what if you woke up to find that you are offline the entire day? This not a far-fetched idea. Unlike in the movies where aliens from another planet invade Earth and disrupt our systems, there are many factors that can make you go a whole day without Internet service. For instance, if you are late on your payments and the bank delays in processing your money, the ISP may fail to renew your subscription. Also, an issue with the ISP equipment can cause this situation, among others. What...

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Internet and Schooling


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Communities are closely tied to the Internet that it is becoming impractical to hold a conversation about the former without mentioning the latter. Digital technology has changed our way of life for the better. Education is one key area that immensely benefits from this technological advancement. The way we approach schooling today is different from the way it was considered before the Internet infiltrated our lives. Online schooling has introduced great flexibility in the acquisition of new skills and certifications. Parents, professionals, and students who feel constrained by time prefer this kind of approach to studying. Read on to learn...

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Internet and e-commerce


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

One of the many benefits that the Internet introduces is the ability to conduct online business from any place. The Internet is the driving force behind e-commerce as it links firms to potential buyers, while individuals can order anything from the comfort of their homes. Gone are the days when you had to physically visit the store looking for an item, only to miss it and wait for a couple of weeks before they restock. With the Internet, you can simultaneously search for a product on various online stores like Amazon and eBay. There is more to this. Here is...

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Travel The World On the Internet


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

The joy of traveling is unbeatable. Unfortunately, the limitation of time and money hinders many of us from traveling to as many places as we would like. Despite the budget limitations, you can still indulge your curiosity from the comfort of your home. Thanks to the Internet, the world has become a global village. It allows us to experience more of the world without necessarily traveling to the destinations. You can virtually go to any place from your devices (smartphone, tablet, laptop, and more) as long as you have a stable Internet connection and the right equipment. Here is a...

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