USDA Invests $18.7 Million in Broadband for Rural West Virginia Communities

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Jan. 20, 2020 – Today, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) West Virginia State Director Kris Warner announced USDA has invested $18.7 million in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for more than 6,300 rural households and an estimated 383 farms in Harrison, Doddridge, Lewis, Barbour and Upshur counties in West Virginia. This is one of many funding announcements in the first round of USDA’s ReConnect Pilot Program investments.