Source: WSPA Channel 7
by: Janie Bohlmann
GREENWOOD COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – WC Fiber leaders announced this week that the company is expanding a partnership with Greenwood County to bring broadband to more people.
“It’s a daily necessity now for our residents,” said James Bateman, the economic development director for Greenwood County.
Leaders said the COVID-19 pandemic shows the importance of access to internet, as many people started to learn, work, and even visit the doctor, all through their computer.
“It affects everything from education to working from the home, and also telemedicine is something we’re seeing a big spike in,” said Stephen Taylor, who does community relations and economic development for WC Fiber.
The expansion improves existing plans and will bring internet to an additional 2,400 addresses in the county.
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