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‘Borrowing’ the Internet: Library Program Lets Patrons Take Access Home

Public libraries have been offering an innovative solution to the digital divide by “loaning out the Internet” to their patrons – circulating cellular-based hotspot devices, similar to a cell phone, that provide Internet access to those without a broadband connection. These devices provide an Internet connection anywhere cellular service is available, at home or elsewhere. […]