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Grant Funding Will Help Increase Rural Connectivity – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 2/26/2020 at 3:51pm

A new initiative focused on increasing public Wi-Fi access and installing computers across rural western North Carolina will help students, job seekers and others, according to a news release.

The Rural Downtown Wi-Fi & Jobs Project is a multi-agency effort that recently received a $100,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).

The funding will help install wireless Internet access points and provide computer kiosks at rural community centers.

Increased Internet access is vital to helping rural residents apply for jobs, take online courses, do homework and generally sta...

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