Month: February 2022

1 Gig Up, 1 Gig Down via fiber optic cable

County applies for mega broadband grant! BAYBORO – Monday night, Pamlico County officials unanimously approved the go-ahead for an ambitious $6.6 million project, which could pay for in-ground placement of fiber optic cable to provide high-speed Internet for a mix of approximately 1,338 households and businesses.  Our rural area qualifies as ‘under-served’ for speedy Internet. As a result, a new ISP (Internet Service Provider) known as Brightspeed has spotted an opportunity. To make it happen, North Carolina will kick in $4 million of its federal money allocated for COVID relief;…

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