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West Virginia keeps working to extend broadband, Carmichael tells lawmakers


West Virginia development officials have been focusing on expanding broadband internet service through a range of resources, Development Secretary Mitch Carmichael told legislators.

“The higher percentage of connections we have, the more we will have. It’ll begin to expand and expand upon itself,” Carmichael said, describing momentum for availability and interest.

During interim legislative meetings at Marshall University on Sunday afternoon, Carmichael spoke to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance, which includes lawmakers from both chambers and both parties.

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