Broadband Help Passes on S.C. Legislature's Final Day

Monday, September 28th, 2020

The South Carolina General Assembly wrapped up a most unusual 2020 session by passing a bill supporters said will help get high-speed internet to hundreds of thousands of people in rural areas.

The gap between cities and richer areas with good internet access and poorer, less populated areas without broadband access became even more stark during the past six months as COVID-19 pushed schools into the virtual world and made online meetings the way businesses and governments often communicate.

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