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Broadband in Rural Colorado

Posted: June 9, 2014 at 2:00 pm by , in Featured, Morning Magazine

People living in many parts of rural Colorado still don’t have access to high speed Internet. It’s a problem for schools and businesses, and in eastern Colorado it is making it harder for farmers to take full advantage of the latest technology even as state lawmakers passed legislation this year to try and even the playing field…. If you look at a broadband map from the Governor’s Office of Information Technology you’ll see high Internet speeds are prominent in the larger metro areas of the Front Range – but it’s a different story for places like Yuma County.

Bente Birkeland brings us the story.