State awards $30 million for internet

More Than 1,000 Fairfield Homes to Receive Internet in Next 18 Months WINNSBORO – Act 175 aimed to plug Internet coverage gaps in South Carolina‚Äôs rural areas, including Fairfield County. While full coverage remains elusive a year later, the state has taken strides toward expanding and enhancing service, according to state officials. On Monday night, […]

Emergency broadband now available in Fairfield

A temporary FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit program is now available to Fairfield County households who are struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic. The FCC has announced that Enrollment applications became available to consumers on May 12, 2021. The benefit provides: Up to $50/month discount for broadband services; Up to $75/month discount for households […]

Fairfield seeks broadband expansion

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – With the announcement of $3.3 million in approved grant funding, Fairfield County is a step closer to its plan to extend broadband Internet service to rural residents. The funding approval announced Aug. 26 by the South Carolina Broadband Infrastructure Program will help local communications provider TruVista extend access to households in the […]