Plans Advance to Provide High-Speed Internet Access to Region
December 17, 2020
Bedford and Blair counties are on the list to benefit from a plan to provide high-speed internet access to rural areas of the state.
Plans are for more than 327,000 Pennsylvanians to gain access to high-speed Internet service through the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I auction.
Thirteen providers in Pennsylvania successfully bid in the auction and will provide high-speed Internet access in locations across the state that are underserved or do not have access to broadband that meets current federal standard.
The FCC will allocate $368.7 m...