Broadband Asks For Your Help

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Officials ask for your help to bring the internet to all of Washington County and surrounding areas.

New Era has found more than 6,000 homes and areas in Washington County that do not have internet and they need your help to find more.
The final goal is provide internet to all 6,000 plus.

"So if you don't have service, we are evaluating every township in the County, and we are evaluating by township. And it's vital that you call and that you get your neighbors to call. Make sure that we get the data that we need evaluate exactly what service is out there and when," explains Jerry Bivy of New Era Broadband.

Broadband would mean a different way to receive internet without Cable or DSL, helping everyone in Washington County and surrounding areas.

"How the County will be involved in this is financially it would be zero dollars to County tax payers. We would be applying for a grant that would provide service or equipment to low to moderate income," says Commissioner Cora Marshall.

Sheriff Mincks says the Broadband would greatly enhance law enforcement, ambulances, and businesses allowing them to get internet in more remote areas.

Those without internet or who are looking for a new service are asked to call New Era Broadband at 1866-937-9991.

By calling it helps New Era get a better idea of areas without service and it means no commitments, just helping.

New Era says if they get enough feedback and interest it could be set up as soon as July.

Call 1866-937-9991 or visit for more.

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