Making progress on rural broadband
Western Iowa Networks hosted Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr May 26 for a tour of a fiber optics installation project in rural Carroll County, northwest of Willey.
The visit provided an opportunity to witness first-hand the progress in installing high-speed fiber internet in rural Iowa with the support of federal and state funding, specifically through the Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Program and similar initiatives.
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