A new state initiative, RUOnlineVA, provides a platform for Virginia residents and businesses to notify the state whether they have access to broadband internet connections.
“Too many Virginia communities lack access to reliable, fast and affordable internet connections,” said Gov. Terry McAuliffe in announcing the initiative. “RUOnlineVA is an important way for the Commonwealth to engage citizens and the private sector in fully understanding the problem and working to find solutions.”
Virginia residents in need of internet service are asked to log onto RUOnline.virginia.gov or call 877-969-6685. Survey respondents are asked a few simple questions regarding where they live and what level of connectivity they have.
Responses will be aggregated, mapped and shared with policy makers and the public to stimulate broadband policy and funding discussions. ...
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