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Tri-County Electric bringing broadband service to Lower Richland neighborhoods

By December 9, 2021No Comments

Source:  WACH Fox 57

by Marcus Flowers


Tri-County Electric Cooperative is investing $12 million to expand broadband service in lower Richland, bringing high-speed internet to many neighborhoods that previously never had access.

“We are excited to see Tri-County investing in Richland County to provide more residents with access to broadband internet,” said County Council Chair Paul Livingston. “The COVID-19 pandemic taught us the importance of having broadband connectivity, and this project will help our community stay better connected.”

On Tuesday, December 7, Richland County City Council approved a fee-in-lieu-of-tax agreement with Tri-County Electric that will provide a more favorable property tax rate over a 30-year period.

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