Source: WACH Fox 57
by Marcus Flowers
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) — 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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