Regional broadband project receives additional funding

by Jackie Nunnery

Jackie Nunnery

The Northern Neck Planning District Commission (NNPDC) and All Points Broadband recently announced they have received an additional $8.5 million in federal broadband funds to support the second and final phase of a regional fiber-to-the-home broadband network.

The project, in partnership with Dominion Energy Virginia and Northern Neck Electric Cooperative, aims to bring internet access to approximately 7,500 unserved locations in King George, Northumberland, Richmond and Westmoreland counties.

Together with the $10.3 million in state funding announced in January, the partners have now received $18.8 million in state and federal funding to help build a fiber-to-the-home network…

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