Rural Broadband Funding Could Connect More Ohio Valley Communities To High-Speed Internet

Published by Morehead State Public Radio on February 27, 2019  by Liam Niemeyer  Head to the original posting to hear the audio. Vivian Livingood is the mayor of Gilbert, a southern West Virginia  town of under 500 people that has struggled for years without reliable internet. Livingood said that hampers Gilbert’s tourism, businesses and schools. “We get kicked off the …

Rural Broadband Funding Could Connect More Ohio Valley Communities To High-Speed Internet

Published by Ohio Valley ReSource on February 27, 2019 By Liam Niemeyer Vivian Livingood is the mayor of Gilbert, a southern West Virginia town of under 500 people that has struggled for years without reliable internet. Livingood said that hampers Gilbert’s tourism, businesses and schools. “We get kicked off the internet here every two minutes, and that’s if we can …

Internet Access Still Lacking

Published by the Star Beacon on February 18, 2019  by Jonn Wysochansk  Ashtabula, OH. – Officials are continuing to study ways to provide more and better broadband internet access to county residents, many of whom may live in areas with slow service and few providers. About 1.3 percent of consumers in the county live in areas with zero residential broadband …

Ohio Representatives Overwhelmingly Pass Broadband Development Bill

Columbus, Ohio (April 11, 2018) – Ohio State Representatives took action today that could positively impact children, families, farmers, businesses, schools and universities, and hospitals across the Buckeye State for years to come by voting  to approve House Bill 378. The bi-partisan bill, introduced by Representatives Ryan Smith (R-Dist. 93) and Jack Cera (D-Dist. 96), seeks to create a $50 …