Once-threatened low-cost Internet gets new life in Twin Cities

Just before midnight Thursday, an aging national wireless-broadband network is scheduled to wink out of existence forever.

Last year, it seemed like this would be catastrophic for some 14,000 low-income Twin Cities households, which had long depended on this Sprint network for affordable Internet access.

But an epic, months-long migration largely coordinated out of a nondescript St. Paul building climaxes this week, with many of those Internet users now transferred to a modern wireless-broadband service at no extra cost.


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