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Grant To Aid Comporium With Broadband Expansion – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 2/22/2021 at 2:48pm

Comporium will bring faster broadband speeds to areas of Transylvania county with a $2.8 million grant from N.C.’s Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) Program, according to a press release. Altogether, the improvements will require over $7 million. The project includes the construction of 105 miles of fiber optic cable that will provide service to over 800 customers, using a partnership arrangement with Haywood Electric Membership Corporation.

An anticipated start date for construction is still being determined, but once it begins, Comporium expects the constr...

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