A recent study completed for Columbia Gorge Community College focuses on opportunities for workforce training. Funded in part by the Columbia River Gorge Oregon Investment Board and US Economic Development Administration.
“With the completion of a $2 million high-density fiber optic broadband network, the rural community of Maupin, Ore., is now among the state’s most competitive when it comes to internet access. The network can provide speeds of 1 gigabit per second (gbps) per customer — the fastest broadband service available in the Pacific Northwest – vastly improving the city’s economic and educational opportunities.” Read more.
As a primary segment of Mid-Columbia Economic Development District’s regional economic development strategy, we are pleased to contribute to enhancements to rural broadband.