Kentucky

 

ConnectGRADD rural internet service offering free installation during April (Courier Press) April 15, 2013

The multicounty program that brings high-speed Internet service to rural areas of northwestern Kentucky is offering free installations this month.

Owensboro leaders pushing for faster wireless broadband infrastructure (Lane Report) February 26, 2013

Third-generation (3G) wireless service was late coming to Owensboro. The “Big Four” providers launched the service a few years ago. The city was not the last to get the service, but “we sure weren’t at the front of the line, either,” said the Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corp. (EDC).

Franklin municipal FiberNET spurs economic development, serves government, in Kentucky (Community Broadband Networks) February 4, 2013

Franklin, Kentucky expects to see more positive economic growth when it launches its new fiber optic network. According to an article in the Bowling Green Daily News, the south central community is ready for the upgrade.

Data from public state Internet use survey announced (SurfKY) July 24, 2012

The Commonwealth Office of Broadband Outreach and Development (OBOD) and the Kentucky Council of Area Development Districts(KCADD) announced today the results of a statewide public survey asking Kentuckians about their broadband access and use patterns. The reports are based on data collected from February through April 2012 across Kentucky. More than 2,000 businesses/organizations and 4,000 households contributed to the Kentucky broadband benchmarking effort. Highlights from the survey responses:

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