The Pulaski-White Rural Telephone Cooperative has gotten a $19 million loan from the USDA to boost broadband service in the Star City and Buffalo areas. It’s part of more than $86 million in loans to six telecommunications providers announced by USDA Rural Development this week.Continue reading
Indiana’s lieutenant governor is working to reassure farmers, as the state continues to respond to COVID-19. During state officials’ press conference Wednesday, Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch said it’s an extremely critical time for agriculture.Continue reading
Efforts to improve broadband access in Pulaski and nine other nearby counties got the support of the Pulaski County Commissioners Monday. They agreed to sign a letter of support for the Wabash Heartland Innovation Network’s plan to apply for grant funding.Continue reading
Many members of the Starke County community turned out Monday night to a public open house concerning a plan to help initiate a better broadband experience in the county.Continue reading
Efforts to increase broadband availability and tourism in Pulaski County are a few of the things that will likely be scaled back, following the elimination of the Community Development Commission’s project coordinator position.Continue reading
Starke County is getting $50,000 to develop ways to expand broadband access. Starke and Marshall counties were among five rural Indiana communities awarded a Broadband Readiness Planning Grant.
Mediacom has announced plans make a billion dollars in capital investments over the next three years. As part of the initiative, the company says it will upgrade its broadband services to one gigabit per second for nearly all its home and business customers. In a statement, Mediacom says communities will start receiving the upgrades later this year. Continue reading