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County fiber broadband project reaches 67% of goal

May 25, 2017

County fiber broadband project reaches 67% of goal
Pre-registrations for fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) for Kandiyohi County’s broadband project has reached 67% of its goal! Only 267 more people are needed. Hear more about the local project below. http://kandiyohi.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/05-23-17-Phone-remote-with-Dan-and-Kelly.mp3   Do you know that installation costs are waived for those in Kandiyohi County’s fiber broadband grant project? If you register after the project is completed, installation costs could be in excess of

State, community, business leaders discuss broadband in Willmar

April 19, 2016

State, community, business leaders discuss broadband in Willmar
WILLMAR—At a panel discussion Monday with Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, stories of local broadband woes crackled with a frustration that has become familiar. Speaker after speaker described the shortcomings with their rural internet service—slow speeds, inadequate bandwidth and sometimes no service at all unless they drive into town to find a free wireless hotspot. The broadband gap increasingly puts rural Minnesota at a competitive disadvantage, said Aaron Backman, executive director of the Kandiyohi