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FCC Commissioner: 18 million Americans don’t have internet access

FCC commissioner and South Carolina native Mignion Clyburn was in Rock Hill Monday speaking before students at Winthrop University’s Mass Communication Week.

Clyburn says there are still 18-million Americans without internet access — something Clyburn and her fellow commissioners are struggling to approach.

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Clyburn says a program called Internet Essentials is trying to connect children who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches with the internet.

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Winthrop University’s Mass Communication Week continues through Thursday.

Clyburn says she and other F-C-C commissioners are struggling with how to approach that problem.

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