Broadband project progress noted

From left are All Points Broadband chief executive officer Jimmy Carr, Richmond County administrator Morgan Quicke and Richmond County Board of Supervisors District 2 member John Parr.

At the Northern Neck Planning District Commission’s (NNPDC) quarterly meeting on August 15, Jimmy Carr gave a comprehensive report on the status of the Northern Neck’s universal broadband project.

Carr is chief executive officer of All Points Broadband (APB). The project is funded, in part, by $18.8 million in state and federal grants administered by the NNPDC, according to a press release issued by the NNPDC.

Electric utilities Dominion and Northern Neck Electric Cooperative, and internet service provider APB, together, will deploy fiber-to-the-home service to every residence in King George, Westmoreland, Richmond, Northumberland and Lancaster counties that lacks access to wired service today, said Carr. Deployment is expected to be completed by the end of 2023….

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