Griffith Announces $3 Million in Federal Grants for Broadband in Buchanan County
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement announcing that U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development has awarded $3 million for broadband in Buchanan County:
“Broadband is a vital tool for economic development and expanding opportunity. This funding for iGo Technology will provide a tremendous boost, connecting hundreds of homes and businesses to reliable Internet access and aiding our region’s economy.”
iGo Technology, Inc, of Grundy will receive $3 million to extend a previous Community Connect grant, enhancing broadband opportunities to an additional 820 homes and businesses.
Griffith wrote a letter of support on behalf of the grant application.