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Puerto Rico to install free internet in all public housing

Christian Fernsby |
Puerto Rico's government announced Wednesday that it plans to offer free, high speed internet to the more than 300 public housing projects.

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Public Housing Administrator Alejandro Salgado said nearly all units will have internet access by the end of next year as part of the $11.8 million project.

He said an internet connection has become an urgent need, especially for schoolchildren.

Salgado said the service recently debuted in some of the island's 78 municipalities, including Aguada, Arecibo and Isabela.

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