It has been a while since the broadband committee sent an update. A lot has happened behind the scenes in finalizing contracts and other essential but time-consuming requirements including State Corporation Approvals, engineering, etc., with not much to report on.
We should soon see physical evidence of progress as construction gets underway. Charter/Spectrum, who will be providing service to areas south of Meadows of Dan along the Parkway and to some locations in the Ararat and Claudville areas, will make a presentation to the Board of Supervisors at the October 16 meeting.
RiverStreet Networks, which will serve areas in the rest of the county, will also make a presentation during the meeting that begins at 6 p.m. on the third floor of the Patrick County Administration Building.
Bring your questions and learn what you can expect and when. We expect exciting details on these projects costing over $50 million bringing the internet to our homes and businesses with offerings of phone and other services on par with the best available anywhere.