EVANSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as Indiana farmers are harvesting the crops they planted in the spring, residents of Vanderburgh County are reaping the benefits of fiber-optic technology, planned and planted by AT&T* earlier this year.
- AT&T is building fiber to more than 20,000 locations in the county a largely rural community where roughly one-third of homes, farms and businesses did not have access to fixed broadband service before this fiber build.
- Vanderburgh County officials used federal funds made available by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2020 to bring fiber broadband to the area.
- Vanderburgh County officials recently agreed to extend the network to 90 additional locations,bringing fiber coverage tomore unincorporated parts of the county.
- But it's a different story in rural parts of the country," said Cheryl Musgrave, commissioner, Vanderburgh County.