Broadband to expand across Malheur County with federal money

VALE – Malheur County will get federal funds to beef up its broadband capability.

The effort is part of a Federal Communications Commission program to invest nearly $68 million over the next 10 years across 10 rural Oregon counties – including Malheur – for broadband improvements.

Now, about 95% of Malheur County residents have access to broadband services. About 1,000 residents do not have access to broadband, said Phil Montano, a spokesman . . .

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