Tag: high speed

By Stefanie Jackson – The Eastern Shore has made progress toward offering high-speed internet, aka broadband, to all its residents, but availability isn’t the only issue – quality and affordability are also essential, a recent online forum revealed. “I know all too well the challenges for Virginia’s unconnected, and this...
By Stefanie Jackson – Eastern Shore of Virginia Broadband Authority (ESVBA) Executive Director Robert Bridgham updated Northampton supervisors Sept. 22 on the public entity’s continued efforts to expand high-speed internet access across the Shore. In 2018, ESVBA borrowed $5 million from a private bank to expand the network of fiber...