Posts Tagged Rural Broadband

Spanberger’s Efforts to Expand Rural Broadband Access in Virginia

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Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives about expanding broadband in rural areas.

Rural broadband may be coming to a farm near you, thanks to new money from the United States Department of Agriculture. Michael Pope reports.

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Who Needs Broadband? Virginia Pushes Forward with Expansion Despite Not Having the Answer

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Some residents of Virginia still hear that annoying dial up tone when they connect to the Internet. The state estimates more than 600,000 residents don’t have high speed broadband. There’s a surprising barrier, but the state isn’t letting it stop them from getting people connected. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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