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Posted on: October 31, 2023

(8/18/2023) Yates County broadband project gets boost

Yates County broadband project gets boost

By MIKE HIBBARD [email protected]

Aug 18, 2023 Updated Sep 12, 2023

PENN YAN — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is giving Yates County a $3.2 million grant to complete its broadband p...

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Posted on: October 31, 2023

(1/9/2023) Broadband groundbreaking

Numerous Yates County legislators and other officials were at Welker Road in Barrington Wednesday for a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction on the county’s $14 million broadband project. The project is being funded largely ...

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ReConnect Project
Posted on: April 18, 2022

(10/1/2021) NYS Broadband Assessment Project

With the current focus on broadband, the State of New York has kicked off an ambitious project to gather data regarding broadband availability.   One key component of this project is to solicit the voice of residents in each County.  The...

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ReConnect Project
Posted on: June 3, 2021

(6/3/2021) Yates County Broadband ReConnect Project Meets Two Major Milestones

Behind the scenes, the County’s Broadband Committee has been working away diligently and have brought two major contracts to the Legislature for review and approval.

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Yates County Broadband ReConnect Project Picks up Steam

Yates County logo and USDA logo

Yates County was recently awarded a USDA/RUS ReConnect Grant for construction of a gigabit capable fiber optic broadband network to reach unserved/underserved premises in our County. Rural Utility Service (RUS) is an agency within the USDA that provides m...

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