USDA Invests $5.6 Million in Broadband for Rural West Virginia Communities

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Dec. 18, 2019 – Today, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service Administrator Chad Rupe announced USDA has invested $5.6 million in two, high-speed broadband infrastructure projects that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for more than 3,250 rural households and nearly 200 businesses in Tyler and Wetzel counties in West Virginia. This is one of many funding announcements in the first round of USDA’s ReConnect Pilot Program investments.