Cagle joins Ferguson in Pushing Broadband by Winston Skinner, The Newnan Times-Herald
The lieutenant governor, who is a candidate for governor, recently announced his plan for speeding the deployment of high-speed broadband to underserved areas in rural Georgia.
“Strong infrastructure represents a bedrock component of any strategy to create access to good paying jobs,” Cagle said.
Tenn.-based Cable Provider to Bring Service to Warren County by Don Sergent, Bowling Green Daily News
EPA and USDA to Help Two Maine Communities with Economic Development Goals, United States Environmental Protection Agency
Internet still Problematic by Josh Bowles, Montgomery Herald
Limited high-speed internet access in rural Ohio counties causes a digital divide by Bennett Leckrone, The Post
Johnson said it’s difficult to get large companies to provide internet to rural counties with fewer people when there are other markets available. Thus, the responsibility of installing equipment and providing better internet access often falls to small companies.
“This is the only community that (smaller companies) serve, and the only way to make more money from that community is to give them more opportunity to consume,” Johnson said, explaining why smaller companies have more incentive to provide internet access in rural areas. “They can invest...