Broadband Posts

Ensuring Broadband Access in Appalachia

Central Appalachian Broadband Policy Recommendations The Central Appalachia Regional Network (CARN) advocates for policies that support the availability of affordable high-quality broadband services for the citizens of the Central Appalachia region. These include both policies that will support broadband deployment as well as policies to increase public awareness of the...

Broadband Access Crucial to Economic Development

West Virginia is behind nationally in terms of broadband access which is crucial to economic development. What policy actions can help West Virginia conquer the “digital divide” that exists between rural and non-rural communities in terms of broadband access? Read

Public Investments Will Reduce Broadband Gap

While the state's economic development depends on residents and businesses having access to high-speed Internet access, many West Virginia communities are beyond the reach of Internet service providers. State and federal funding is available to build the necessary infrastructure for increased broadband access. The West Virginia Center on Budget and...

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