Broadband/Internet

Rural broadband may be environmental boon

Electric lights began to twinkle in U.S. cities in 1910, but two decades later our farmlands, mountainsides and small towns remained in the dark. Today, there are echoes of that slow progression in the country(side)'s lack of broadband internet, writes Tim Rowland.
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Cell service out in Washington

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Aug. 9, 2013

Sprint's cellular tower on the Miller farm near the town of Washington has been out since yesterday (Thursday) morning, an outage that affects several hundred regular users in the village — including most of the Rappahannock County Sheriff's Office.
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The (virtual) Rappahannock Library

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June 7, 2012
Rapp Library adds new service

Just in time for summer travel reading, Rappahannock County Library has announced a new download service.
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Accelerate Virginia broadband mapping project

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Aug. 18, 2011

In an effort to expand high-speed Internet access across the state, Rappahannock County is working with Virginia Tech’s eCorridors program on Accelerate Virginia, a new broadband mapping project. One small action, one big difference By sparing just a few minutes of your time to take the Accelerate Virginia speed test, you will help encourage...
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