Tag: broadband

Rural Missouri internet ‘lags’ behind

| January 11, 2019

Missouri is ranked 42nd for rural connectivity and has more than one million residents without access to broadband. Only two other states, California and Texas, have more than one million rural residents without access to broadband internet.

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Senate version of Farm Bill passes late Thursday afternoon

| June 29, 2018

Late Thursday afternoon the Senate passed their version of 2018 Farm Bill by a vote of 86-11.

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Deadline to challenge funding map for rural broadband extended

| May 30, 2018

Although state, local, and tribal governments may all participate, they may lack the information or knowledge to challenge the eligibility map.

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Senator Claire McCaskill to FCC: “Deliver on our nation’s universal service promise to Missourians.”

| December 12, 2017

Senator Claire McCaskill urges safeguards in an upcoming FCC broadband auction to protect service in rural areas.

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Rural broadband access critical for agriculture

| July 21, 2016

A group of U.S. Senators recently sent a bipartisan letter to the Federal Communications Commission supporting rural broadband access. The FCC is currently reforming rules that cover rural broadband.

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Arts, technology part of Chillicothe City Council meeting

| April 27, 2016

The Cultural Art corner asked the council for help with permit fees while Green Hill Telephone Company sought a new franchise fee agreement with the city city.

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