Internet company head says federal dollars will bring more connectivity to West Virginia – WV MetroNews

The leader of one of West Virginia’s top Internet providers says $1.2 billion in federal broadband funding should be enough for service to reach the entire state. Jim Martin “I think this program that the state just received is going to get absolutely every single household in West Virginia connected,” said Jim Martin, chief executive … Read more

Historic Internet opportunity to be implemented with safeguards over period of years, West Virginia officials say – WV MetroNews

West Virginia has $1.2 billion from the federal government for high-speed Internet expansion, but it won’t be established by magic. The state still needs to pass a series of deadlines and oversight procedures to make sure broadband rollout is running efficiently and smoothly. Kelly Workman “That’s a lot of money, and it’s a huge responsibility … Read more