Towns begin talks with firm to bring high-speed internet to area

The town the Fletcher, North Carolina hosted the first of three public input meetings scheduled this week in the county to receive feedback on residents’ current broadband service. Audience members wanted to see more competition in the area to lower cost, increased reliability and expanding Charter into Hendersonville, while business owners expressed the need for high-speed internet. The county’s internet customer base is largely spilt between Morris Broadband and Charter Communications and AT&T. However, Charter only offers internet to 50 customers in northern Henderson County, with no plans to expand.

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