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Sprint to provide 1 million students with free internet, mobile devices

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wireless carrier Sprint Corp on Tuesday pledged to provide 1 million U.S. high school students with free mobile devices and internet access as part of a White House initiative to expand opportunities for lower income kids.
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