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Tuesday June 6th

Orange County Commissioners

DTH Photo Illustration. Broadband internet access in rural Chapel Hill has continued to develop.

Rural residents to gain high-speed internet after year of initial work by Lumos Fiber

This past April, Orange County began a partnership with Lumos Fiber to bring broadband or high-speed internet service to homes and businesses that previously struggled with internet access. Since then, Lumos has begun initial work to increase access to residents throughout the year. The project is expected to reach 28,000 homes and businesses, including 6,400 locations that previously had little to no internet service. 

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