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North Missouri Company Receives $2.2 M Grant For Fiber

A north Missouri company is the recipient of $2.2 million to provide high-speed internet in rural communities.  The US Department of Agriculture – Rural Development Missouri State Director Kyle Wilkens announced that awarding the funding is part of the president’s commitment to investing in rural infrastructure and providing reliable, affordable, high-speed internet for all, through the ReConnect Program.

Wilkens said. “High-speed internet will strengthen our rural economy and help rural businesses access new markets.”

  • Chariton Valley Telephone Corporation is receiving a $2.2 million grant to deploy a fiber-to-the-premises network. This network will connect 642 people, eight businesses, and 94 farms to high-speed internet.