Broadband projects cover 31 counties

BroadbandOhio estimates that around 230,000 residents will have improved broadband availability thanks to the 104 new expansion projects.

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2022 Ohio Agriculture and Rural Communities Action Plan

While dealing with the lingering effects of the pandemic and multiple economic uncertainties, Ohio Farm Bureau calls on policymakers to implement this action plan to help bolster Ohio agriculture and our rural communities.

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Company links more than fiber optics in rural Ohio

It takes time to both build community support and then to build out the fiber network itself, but Ohio Gig doesn’t go into a community looking for a monetary investment, but a credibility one.

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Our Ohio Weekly: Rural broadband expansion

Earlier this year, Gov. Mike DeWine signed House Bill 2 into law, creating the Ohio Broadband Expansion Program. Then, as…

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Across the table: Rural broadband

The internet is no longer a luxury item. Many of us rely on connectivity to maintain the health of our families, our communities and society as a whole, making it a necessity for all Ohioans, including rural areas.

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Map highlights broadband needs throughout U.S.

A new digital map from the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration provides more detail about broadband needs across the country than any other publicly available resource.

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Several Farm Bureau ‘wins’ in Ohio’s new budget

Rural broadband, local meat processing capacity, H2Ohio, the Ohio Department of Agriculture and Ohio State among budget winners.

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Social media campaign asks lawmakers to #ConnectWithRuralOhio

Farm Bureau is asking members to reach out to their legislators and tell their personal stories about how a lack of reliable, affordable broadband has had an adverse impact on their livelihoods.

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Ohio Farm Bureau urges lawmakers to reinstate broadband funding

The Broadband Expansion Grant Program would create the development of broadband infrastructure and increased access for high-speed internet in rural areas.

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Broadband program signed into law

The bill allocates $20 million this year for broadband and establishes the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Program.

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