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fighting for better rural broadband

fighting for better rural broadband

Posted: Mar. 14, 2019 6:12 PM
Updated: Mar. 14, 2019 6:12 PM

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sheriff's office's entire fleet in just four years.. as opposed to ten years previously. the internet puts theworld at o. but for some living in more rural areas....there's nothing but frustration whentheifingerse keyboard. newschannel 2's joleen ferris has more on their fight for a lane...on the information highway. the poyer famy is fighti to join the 21st century, when it comes to internet service 2:08 "numerous times we're booted off. it's hard to navigate the internet if you have more than one person on, and with three kids and a wife who's an educator, is vy difficult to use the internet sufficiently. " when they geaonnection, speed is slow....they've had numerous, unsucessful contact with frontier.... :27 t for them to fix it or even show up to do anything. they initally sent us a modem that didn't resolve the issue. took sen days toet a modem. 3:52 "we're really at the mercy of the hard line coming to our house and those are just not being improved" 16:23 "we use the internet every day. it's just very slow lincoln davies owner, ed jones, h similar issues 16:53 "it's just very costly because you pay for the data th you use we're paying over $300 a month between verizon and frontier to run our business" david poyer also pays extra to another provider.....but as his bills increase...his servicedoe 3:35i recentladded a high-speed connection through verizon and they give you 15 gigabys for your hotspot and we used it in a day and a half, so it's just not option for a family of five, that will work" dan williams has had frontier since opening his fencing business, in deansboro, 19 years ago 6:27 "i literally have to go to a coffee shop and get on a laptoto do timates, which i think is ridiculous" a spokesperson for frontier says, quote, the reality is that higher speeds of internet are much more difficult and costly to provide in rural, less densely populated areas. the area identified by nbc is not covered by a new york state supported bpo broadband grant....whereas frontier partners with federal and state programs to expand broadband service,
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