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Progress being made on broadband in Gloucester

Gloucester County is making headway on its broadband initiative to connect as many residents as possible.

Currently, the county is in the process of connecting those who are completely unserved by internet providers, according to a release from Gloucester’s Community Engagement and Public Information office. Most of these customers are expected to be connected by mid-May.

This portion of the project is being funded by a Virginia Telecommunications Initiative (VATI) grant. Customers in this initial phase of the project will be connected via the tower just south of the Gloucester landfill, via the water tower off Main Street and the American Tower, just east of the county line going into Mathews off Route 14. The project, conducted by Open Broadband, LLC, is designed to provide up to 100/20 Mbps fixed wireless internet to residents and businesses.

Once the unserved residents are connected, the second phase of the broadband project will make broadband available to the rest of th...

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