Pandemic illustrates the seriousness of PA’s digital divide

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the peril created by slow internet speeds in rural Pennsylvania, state Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Lycoming County, said Thursday. “COVID-19 actually brought to the forefront broadband and its importance,” Yaw, the chairman of the board for the Center for Rural Pennsylvania, said during a hearing on rural broadband.

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Source: Tribune-Democrat/CNHI, February 18, 2021.