Contact: Rep. Laura Sibilia 1-802-384-0233
For Immediate Release: January 19th, 2015
State Connectivity Officials to meet in Readsboro
On Monday January 25th at 7 PM, the Vermont Department of Public Service, Telecom and Connectivity Division will be meeting with the Readsboro Selectboard and interested citizens to share data about existing broadband availability and broadband and cell projects and deployments happening in the Readsboro area. The meeting will take place at the Readsboro Central School. This public meeting is the next step in determining how Readsboro may choose to participate in expanding cell and broadband services in the town. The Connectivity Initiative Program run by the Department of Public Service, seeks to provide funding for hard to serve areas. More information on the DPS and their various programs is available at: http://publicservice.vermont.gov/topics/connectivity.
Residents and businesses are encouraged to come with specific questions, ideas and concerns regarding broadband and cell service in Readsboro. State Rep. Laura Sibilia will also be attending the meeting and would like to hear from citizens who are interested in working on developing long term solutions for Readsboro.