Stories tagged with: broadband

August 8, 2010 - 7:27pm
5 years 9 weeks ago

Nearly 1,400 homes in Appalachia Ohio will soon trade in their dial-up service for broadband access.

18th District US Congressman Zack Space says a USDA grant of more than $4 million has been awarded for that project. It's expected to create or retain 20 jobs in Morgan, Athens, and Hocking counties. The local company, Nelsonville TV Cable Incorporated has been assigned to construct a broadband cable network. Space says this development will have a huge economic impact on local...

May 23, 2010 - 7:09pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

18th District US Congressman Zack Space is working to improve broadband access across Southeastern Ohio.

An application was submitted for stimulus money. Space says 7.2 billion dollars of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is going toward broadband access for areas that are either unserved or under-served.

"Our hope is that it is because this broadband access is absolutely important, not just for economic development purposes-although that is a big part of it. It...

March 2, 2010 - 5:02pm
5 years 31 weeks ago

High speed internet will soon be available to a lot more people in Zanesville and other parts of our area.. Today Governor Ted Strickland announced that the Ohio non-profit “OneCommunity” has been awarded over 11 million dollars in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to expand broadband service. Just over 3 million dollars is headed to Zanesville. The Y-Bridge city will actually lead the effort in Appalachian ohio with outreach, training, and connection assistance in...

December 14, 2009 - 5:56pm
5 years 42 weeks ago

Muskingum County is one step closer to having wireless Internet access all across the county.

Director of Information Services for the county Dan Long says the project will be a long process, but is needed for the area.

"It's trying to get the broadband out to areas of the county that don't have a Time Warner, or AT&T or Verizon," said Long. "The ultimate goal is to get that information out there or that service out for the public."

Long says...

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