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Chipping in for employees' home broadband can really pay off.

By Chris Sandlund

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Some 30 million Americans work from home at least part of the time, according to In-Stat/MDR. Reward those telecommuting go-getters and enhance their productivity at the same time by solving two common problems for them.

Only about 10 percent of households earning $35,000 to $50,000 have broadband. Even in their homes, access may not even be close to where they need to work without stringing cables all over the house. You can help them put in the hours by springing for a broadband/ 802.11b package.

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