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A Boost to Bollinger Broadband

(Marble Hill) The Bollinger County Library has secured funding from a variety of sources to provide broadband internet coverage for many of its citizens for the next two years. Library Director Eva Dunn says the process started with a $13,000 grant from the state library system…

Dunn says large companies simply don’t build out their networks to rural communities…

Dunn says they chose to locate their hotspots around population clusters in the county. You don’t have to be a member of the library and the service is free to the public…

Dunn says she has received positive feedback. She can track the usage, but she knows citizens are using the service primarily because when one of the hot spots goes out, her phones light up.

Full interview with Eva Dunn

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