The city selected Highland Park due to its size and proximity to Verizon's wireless network equipment. Participants receive routers from local contractors to access no-cost broadband in their homes. The six-month pilot evaluates benefits and challenges for a citywide broadband network using existing infrastructure rather than new fiber. Williamsburg also pursued this connectivity trial to help residents stay connected during COVID-19.
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Williamsburg receives funding for six-month broadband pilot program | 13newsnow.com
Williamsburg was awarded $192,023 to install broadband service in underserved areas. The Highland Park neighborhood will have internet access at no cost.
City Receives Funding for Free Broadband Pilot Program in Highland Park
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