Local Broadband News

  • From the Post Online: TDS Telecom will receive $4.1 million from the USDA Rural Utility Service (RUS) and will invest nearly $1.4 million to bring broadband further out to residents around the Centre and Cedar Bluff areas. The project is expected to put 109 people to work in the area constructing the network during the next 24-36 months.
  • From WTVM: the City of Opelika vote yes to municipal cable company. “After hearing the voting results, Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller said this project will be one of the most significant things his council has done, ‘Because of what it will mean to our future, in particular with the high speed internet. Speeds of up to 150MB(megabytes) per second. That’s going to be a calling card for high tech, high paying jobs and industry for Opelika.'”

One response to “Local Broadband News

  1. Laura Montgomery Fulbright

    Broadband infrastructure will be as evolutionary as air conditioning! Excellent move by local rural government. Smart forward thinking. It could revolutionize rural educational systems. Like bringing the outdoors inside!

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