Development County to study broadband
Agency receives $50,000 grant
Last updated 7/20/2020 at 3:08pm
DAVENPORT – The Lincoln County Economic Development Council recently received a $50,000 grant to study broadband capabilities in Lincoln County with the hopes of bringing fiber internet to the area. The $50,000 was a combination of $37,500 in state development funds and $12,500 in matching funds from Lincoln County.
The study will determine how to bring fiber internet to residents in the eight towns in Lincoln County, eliminating coverage gaps in unincorporated areas and evaluate a management plan that would include a long term partnership with the county’s project consultant, Petricho...