County works on rural Internet speeds
November 2, 2022
Linn County IT Director Steve Braaten wants rural residents to take advantage of a federal infrastructure bill and several grant opportunities to provide faster Internet through fiber optics for long-distance and high-performance data networking.
All they have to do is visit FasterInternetOregon.org using their home's Internet service, enter their physical addresses and click "Test My Speed."
The test takes less than a minute, and its information is then mapped in a database for Linn County that identifies homes without high-speed Internet. (Those residents can use public computers or the...