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Over $13 million awarded to two South Carolina rural districts for broadband expansion

By August 16, 2021No Comments

Source:  WLTX

Funds part of USDA’s $167 investment nationwide to connect areas to high-speed internet

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Wednesday that two rural districts in South Carolina will be receiving a total of $13,087,738 in funds to be used to improve access to high-speed internet services.

The funding is part of the USDA’s ReConnect Program investment of $167 million in 12 states to deploy broadband infrastructure in rural areas without sufficient access to high-speed internet.

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