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...