COSHOCTON — Ohio TT is continuing the wireless broadband project with Coshocton County Commissioners as more towers are poised to go live by the end of June. Equipment is expected to be on towers in Nellie, Conesville, White Eyes Township, at Coshocton County Head Start and what is known as the Stuart Site within the next week. They should be active by the end of June, said Megan Kvamme of Ohio TT. Customers will be hooked up starting in early July.
NEW PHILADELPHIA — A new study financed by the Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association (OMEGA) estimates it would cost nearly $85 million to bring adequate broadband access to underserved areas of Tuscarawas County. The study, conducted by the Reid Consulting Group, found that 30% of households in the county do not have access to FCC minimum internet speeds. The findings can arm commissioners and economic development officials with facts and figures so they've got something to show it they're talking to a funding agency
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — The gap may be closing on funding and demand for internet in the Ohio Valley. A new study from Reid Consulting Group, in conjunction with the Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association, shows the digital divide in Eastern Ohio remains high.