Smyth County is striving to expand broadband access

Smyth County Board of Supervisors in Virginia "gave its OK for county administration staff to pursue funding that would help bring high-speed internet access to a portion of eastern Smyth County." A resolution adopted by the supervisors said that Comcast "has recently discussed its plans to rebuild parts of its system in the eastern end of Smyth County. The project will bring high-speed internet." The article also noted that, last month, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced a proposed budget that will "feature major investments in the commonwealth’s support of broadband infrastructure."

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