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Member Spotlight: SWOCA

A conversation with Donna Davis Norris, Executive Director of the Southwest Ohio Computer Association & Broadband Access Ohio board member.

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Coshocton broadband project launches with Millcreek tower

Coshocton broadband project launches with Millcreek tower COSHOCTON — It's no secret that rural Ohio lags behind urban locations in major areas like economic development, educational advancement and health care integration. The answer to close that gap is obvious to...

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Charter Communications Launches Spectrum Internet 100

Charter Communications, Inc. is now offering Spectrum Internet 100 across virtually all of its entire 41-state service area. The new high-speed, low-cost broadband service provides 100 Mbps download speeds for just $29.99 per month, and includes a modem, in-home WiFi and self-installation at no additional charge.

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Tech Tuesday, March 15

Duane Powell from the City of Hilliard joined All Sides with Ann Fisher to discuss the importance of high quality, high speed internet and the work Broadband Access Ohio is doing to connect our state.

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Municipally run internet tops national speed test rankings

Six of the 10 fastest internet service providers in the United States are either directly run by a local community or involve some form of partnership between the public and private sectors, according to a new study from PC Magazine. The study, published last week,...

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High-speed internet crucial to rural small businesses

Small-business owners see access to high-speed internet is crucial to economic development in rural South Dakota, according to a small pilot study conducted by researchers in South Dakota State University’s Ness School of Management and Economics. A survey in five...

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Rural Ohio Students Could Use Federal Broadband Investments

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s rural educators said the funding for broadband in the bipartisan infrastructure package signed into law last month is critical for their communities. While many acknowledged the problem has existed for decades, the pandemic put a spotlight on...

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LTE: Internet access vital to success

Much of Northwest Ohio, including communities around Bowling Green, lack access to reliable, high-speed internet. As a small business owner in Weston, I use a hotspot to conduct business because I, like so many folks outside of large metropolitan areas of Ohio, do not have broadband access.

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Municipally run internet tops national speed test rankings

Six of the 10 fastest internet service providers in the United States are either directly run by a local community or involve some form of partnership between the public and private sectors, according to a new study from PC Magazine.

The study, published last week, revealed that municipally run ISPs often outperform telecommunications companies.

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Proposed Ohio law would ban municipal broadband services

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The pandemic highlighted the importance of having reliable access high speed internet for Ohioians, Now, a proposed law would prevent government entities from stepping in and providing permanent fixes, meaning minucipal broadband services could be no more.

Thi digital divide is a big problem nationwide.

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