Westmoreland doubles plans for broadband upgrade projects

Source: TRIB Live

January 16, 2023

By: Rich Cholodofsky

As much as $3 million will be spent this year on four projects aimed at improving high-speed internet access in Westmoreland County, commissioners said.

These broadband upgrades come as a followup to a study by the county last year that, according to preliminary results, determined as much as 71% of the area is underserved by existing broadband infrastructure and significant portions, including rural areas in the eastern portion of the county, have little to no internet service.[…]