October 26, 2021

County broadband plan coming in weeks

September 9, 2021

Cortland County will lay out a plan by the end of the month to expand broadband service, including more than 400 miles of rural roads. However, six years may pass before the project is completed, […]

Internet access for all

August 14, 2021

Computers — a wonderful tool and lots of fun. They’re the second most popular device to own after a smartphone. Five years ago, 90% of households had one, but they’re virtually useless without broadband access […]

Dryden on track to get broadband

August 7, 2021

DRYDEN — The town of Dryden is on track to choose a provider and begin customer installations this fall, becoming one of the first municipal broadband providers in New York. The town’s broadband access committee, […]

Measure for low-cost broadband backed

April 10, 2021

Cortland and Tompkins county officials said Friday they supported a part of the recently enacted state budget requiring internet service providers to offer $15 a month service to qualifying low-income households, but said internet service […]

Stimulus includes $358M to improve broadband

March 13, 2021

The $1.9 trillion federal stimulus package spends $358 million to improve broadband internet access in New York, but Cortland County doesn’t expect much help. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Monday that $23.8 billion was secured […]

Dryden urged to seek $3M for broadband

February 20, 2021

DRYDEN — A federal agency has encouraged the town of Dryden to apply for a $3 million grant to help establish municipal broadband service. With or without the grant, town Supervisor Jason Leifer said Friday, […]

Cuomo pushes for $15 broadband

January 26, 2021

Homer farmer Mike McMahon spent five years pushing for Spectrum to extend broadband to his West Scott Road farm, with no luck. It wasn’t until Verizon FIOS extended into the area that Spectrum followed suit. […]

Experts: Teleheath needs broadband, reimbursement

January 23, 2021

Greater Cortland area healthcare providers are happy to see Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to expand telehealth across the state, but they say it will take more flexibility from insurance companies and the expansion of broadband […]

Dryden keeps working on municipal broadband

January 2, 2021

DRYDEN — The Dryden Town Board is developing an overview plan to bring municipally owned broadband to the town and village, Deputy Supervisor Dan Lamb said Wednesday. The project has been in the works since […]

Brindisi releases broadband survey data

August 4, 2020

No, you’re not imagining that slow internet speed, show data from a study on broadband in the 22nd Congressional District. “New York’s 22nd Congressional District is home to the slowest speeds of any region in […]

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