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Verizon: Huntsville school system wrongly sold low-cost Wi-Fi to public |

Mon Nov 09 10:01:45 EST 2015 | AL.Com
Verizon says the Huntsville school system violated terms for a low-cost Wi-Fi service meant for students and educators, and the company is now limiting its services to its original written agreement with the school system. The school system responded Tuesday saying Verizon's statement "about the district violating the terms of the agreement is completely false. In fact, Verizon provided the equipment, training, and connected the lines that allowed our OmniLynx program to provide the services ext..


Less than a year after it made an arrangement with the Huntsville City, AL school district to provide affordable Internet access to local residents, Verizon has decided to renege o..
In an unfortunate turn of events, those who receive affordable Internet access through OmniLynx, a Huntsville, Alabama school system effort to provide low-cost WiFi in partnership ..
Verizon says the Huntsville school system violated terms for a low-cost Wi-Fi service meant for students and educators, and the company is now limiting its services to its original..
It was a good deal while it lasted, but Verizon has told the Huntsville city school system it will stop providing low-cost unlimited Wi-Fi service to students and parents on Nov. 3..
Less than a year after starting OmniLynx, a program that provided low-cost WiFi access to schools in Huntsville, Alabama, Verizon is cutting ties with it. As reported by WHNT-TV, t..
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