Posts Tagged Broadband
Northam Proposal Would See All Virginia Households Connected to Broadband by 2024
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 16, 2021
Governor Ralph Northam proposed a historic investment in the state’s continued efforts to get Virginians connected to broadband Friday. Nick Gilmore has details.
Proposed Broadband Bill Would Bring About More Transparency from Municipal Providers
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on January 19, 2017
Last year, a government-owned broadband network in Bristol Virginia was plagued in scandal — as executives jacked up internet prices on customers who had no other options but to pay or lose service, all while treating themselves to limo rides and skybox seats.
That’s led lawmakers in Richmond to ask: What role should local governments play when it comes to expanding internet access in poor, rural areas? Michael Pope has more from Richmond.
Broadband Access Remains Roadblock to Rural Prosperity
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on September 27, 2016
Yesterday, Governor McAuliffe opened his annual Summit on Rural Prosperity. The event brings business leaders, delegates and state officials together for two days of economic brainstorming. Pamela D’Angelo reports.