Ohio Senators Back Legislation To Expand Broadband Internet Access

Published on: July 8, 2020

The following was published by WOSU Radio on July 7, 2020 Ohio’s U.S. Senators are calling on Congress to expand broadband around the country, noting the growing importance the internet has played during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) are backing a piece of legislation that would build-up internet access in underserved areas like …

Study of Rural Broadband Access Begins

Published on: March 2, 2020

The following was published in the Star Beacon on February 25, 2020 by Jon Wysochanski¬† Efforts are underway to map availability of broadband across the state with the ultimate goal of expanding access to rural and underserved areas. Connected Nation, a rural internet advocacy firm, received a contract for just under $1 million to gather data and map the outlook …