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Virginia Tech’s Center for Geospatial Information and Technology provides governor’s office means to assess state’s broadband coverage

The Center for Geospatial Information and Technology is working towards the goal of bringing broadband to Virginia’s underserved areas.


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Crowdsourcing initiative to map broadband access in Virginia

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today a new statewide initiative to better understand where Virginia has the largest gaps in broadband coverage.


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Augusta County grades Internet service

Augusta County is seeking help from citizens to learn about where high speed internet improvements are needed.


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Robert Hurt votes to expand broadband access

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released a statement after voting in favor of the Small Business Broadband Deployment Act.


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Funding available for rural broadband loan program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the availability of loans to build broadband in rural areas.


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CIT releases whitepaper for broadband expansion in Virginia

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) released today the whitepaper, “Improving Broadband Access and Utilization in Virginia: Recommendations for Locality-led Broadband Initiatives in Virginia.”


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Albemarle County to host community meeting on broadband

Supervisors Jane Dittmar (Scottsville District) and Liz Palmer (Samuel Miller District) will be hosting a community meeting on broadband(high speed internet) in Albemarle County on Tuesday, May 19, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the media center at Monticello High School.


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CIT releases Virginia 2014 Libraries Broadband Assessment

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today the results of its 2014 Virginia Libraries Broadband Assessment, which assesses the speeds, costs and uses of broadband in libraries across the Commonwealth.


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Grant will assist with broadband installation project in Nelson County, create 20 new jobs

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $200,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Local Innovation funding for Nelson County.


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CIT releases broadband wwardee impact report

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced that its CIT Broadband service line released the second annual Broadband Investment Economic Impact Assessment.


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Governor McAuliffe announces more than $700K in Community Development Block Grants for Charles City, Wise

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Monday more than $700,000 in Community Development Block Grants for the Counties of Charles City and Wise.


AT&T expands 4G LTE coverage in Waynesboro

As part of its continuing network investment and ongoing 4G LTE rollout, AT&T* has upgraded an additional mobile Internet cell site in Waynesboro to expand AT&T 4G LTE coverage for residents and businesses in the area of Rosser Ave and I-64.


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AT&T expands 4G LTE coverage in Waynesboro

AT&T* has upgraded an additional mobile Internet cell site in Waynesboro to expand AT&T 4G LTE coverage near the intersection of I-64 & Rosser Avenue.


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CIT announces release of broadband adoption guide

The Center for Innovative Technology announced this week the release of broadband awareness and adoption resources filled with strategies to assist local and regional governments.


Comcast offers up to six months of complimentary Internet service, amnesty program for low-income families

Comcast announced on Tuesday it will include up to six months of complimentary service for any new family that has not yet applied for Internet Essentials.


DISH partners with nTelos, brings high-speed broadband to parts of Virginia

DISH (NASDAQ: DISH) and nTelos Wireless (NASDAQ: NTLS) are now offering a new high-speed Internet service to residents in Virginia including parts of Charlottesville, Waynesboro, Staunton, Harrisonburg and Roanoke.


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McAuliffe announces new web portal to track road projects

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has launched a new interactive portal, www.Virginiaroads.org, that provides a one-stop information source to VDOT data and projects.


Virginia selected for school broadband pricing project

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia has been selected to participate in a pilot project to help school divisions lower the cost of high-speed Internet access and increase digital learning opportunities for students.


nTelos reports first quarter results

Operating revenues were up 2 percent in the first quarter at nTelos primarily on a strong retail quarter, according to a financial report released on Wednesday.


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Warner, Kaine urge FCC to consider Rural Virginia in efforts to expand broadband

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine sent a letter to the FCC to express support for its targeted experiments to expand affordable, quality broadband to rural America, and urged the FCC to consider Virginia as the process moves forward.


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Michael Petit: President Obama’s budget strengthens commitment to families

President Obama released his budget for 2015 this week. In it, he details many important initiatives the administration has for improving the health, education, and safety of America’s children and youth.


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TE Connectivity Ltd. to expand operation in Culpeper, create 30 new jobs

Gov. Bob McDonnell announced today that TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) will invest more than $15 million in the expansion of the company’s operations in the Town of Culpeper in Culpeper County. The plant designs and manufactures undersea fiber optic telecommunication cables, electro-optical-mechanical cables, and steel wire.


nTelos reports third-quarter business numbers

nTelos Holdings Corp. today operating results for its third quarter ended Sept. 30. Operating revenues for the third quarter 2013 increased 14.4 percent to $130.9 million, compared to $114.5 million for the same period in 2012. Subscriber revenues increased 14.4 percent to $73.7 million for the third quarter 2013, compared to $64.4 million for the third quarter 2012.


McAuliffe releases plan to support Virginia’s rural economy

Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe on Saturday released his plan to support Virginia’s rural communities, which close to one quarter of Virginians call home.


Funds to expand broadband access

   Column by Mark Warner www.warner.senate.gov Earlier this week, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra, Congressman Tom Perriello and I announced that Virginia will receive over $21.5 million to expand broadband and high-speed Internet access throughout Central and Southside Virginia. The funding – awarded by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Broadband Technology Opportunities Program from […]


News from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

– Press briefing with Robert Gibbs, Wednesday, July 1, 2009 – Pool report on Obama health-care town hall – Remarks of President Barack Obama at Health Care Town Hall in Annandale, Va., Wednesday, July 1, 2009 – Q-and-A from the health-care town hall – Vice President Biden launches broadband initiative