The New Deal brought electricity to rural America. During this time, the vast infrastructure of electrical transmission lines and power plants were established, putting hundreds of thousands of citizens to work. While this infrastructure has been maintained and added to over the decades since, there are still some problems with communication. Few people have “party lines” any more, and with cell phone technology, many long distance calls are free. But, quite often, calls are dropped. Internet can be frustratingly slow or completely non-existent. This is where satellite communications may make a real difference. Read more!