06.13.18

Capito Connect Anniversary

One Senator from West Virginia is continuing her push to get better broadband access across the state.

Today is the three year anniversary of Capito Connect that was started by Senator Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia.

She's been working to bridge the digital divide in the state by getting grants and other federal funding to expand high-speed broadband. The senator says she's got one big goal that she wants to accomplish.

“So what I'd like, this is what I'd like, I’d like every West Virginia child to be able to go home and do their homework on the internet rather than to have to drive to a restaurant or somewhere else to get connectivity. So that's my goal. Every child can do their homework in their own home," said Capito.

As she heads into the fourth year of her program, she's asking for West Virginians to keep sharing their feedback so they can keep expanding the bandwidth.


Source: WSAZ