The governor’s office anticipates receiving $850 million in broadband funding. The money is meant, in part, to expand broadband service in rural areas and for low-income residents.
WLVR’s Brad Klein spoke with Jordan Wolman, the Editor-in-Chief of the Lehigh University student paper, The Brown and White. He’s written a powerful online feature story on the subject of Rural Internet Access
Hidden beneath the open space, jewel lakes and dense forests is the silent frustration in households across the region that are struggling to keep pace with the modern world.
In Pennsylvania’s rural regions, students may have trouble participating in their local district’s new virtual school because they lack broadband access at home.