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Shannon Heim Discusses Rural Alaska Telecom Availability in Alaska Dispatch News

March 20, 2017

Shannon Heim, Minneapolis-based Senior Counsel in Dykema’s Government Policy and Regulated Industries groups, was quoted extensively in the Alaska Dispatch News article, “For Rural Alaska Broadband, the 'Middle Mile' is Everything.”

In the story, Ms. Heim reports on the prohibitive cost of high-speed broadband services in remote areas of Alaska, rendering efficient internet access unaffordable for average subscribers, and of her efforts to bring the problem to the attention of the FCC.

To read the full story, click here.