A Starry point wireless router that would serve local wifi for the new high-speed wireless broadband service is seen outside of the window at Starry Internet in Boston.
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March 30, 2022 6:26 AM EDT

The U.S. has made strides in closing the broadband gap, but millions still lack adequate home internet access because of high costs, credit requirements, and more. A potential solution from home-­wireless startup Starry and CEO Chet Kanojia: Starry Connect, an affordable offering for low-income city residents. More than 55,000 public and affordable housing units in Boston, New York City, Denver, and elsewhere have access, no credit checks are required, and federal subsidies can cover the cost.

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