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Trone Points to a Need of Broadband for Rural Areas

April 8th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Sixth District Congressman David Trone yesterday told a conference call that the current pandemic shows that areas like Mountain Maryland need universal access to broadband…

Congressman Trone believes there will be a continuing reliance on the ability to conduct business remotely, and that may lead to economic opportunities in rural areas.

2 Responses to “Trone Points to a Need of Broadband for Rural Areas”

  1. April 08, 2020 at 7:04 am, David said:

    Alright, finally something I can agree with Mr. Trone about!


  2. April 08, 2020 at 7:58 am, Bill said:

    Mr. Trone told us that the problem is Allegany County isn’t classified as “Rural” but Garrett County IS Classified as Rural. This means NO High Speed internet for those living outside of Cumberland or areas expanded to for businesses, but not residences.


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