Posts Tagged Broadband
Governor Ralph Northam proposed a historic investment in the state’s continued efforts to get Virginians connected to broadband Friday. Nick Gilmore has details.
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.
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.