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Thanks to global warming, this remote Alaska town will have internet

Receding ice is revealing new passageways that boats can sail through, and a company called Quintillion is using the opportunity to lay down high-speed internet cables with the aim of creating a faster digital connection between Tokyo and London. In the process, it’s giving internet access to northern townships. Point Hope, Alaska, is one village benefiting from the endeavor, the New York Times reported Saturday.

Printed from the website on February 25, 2018 at 9:56am.