Plans to Expand Broadband Internet Technology in Maryland

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The process to expand Broadband Internet technology in Maryland is underway. Salisbury University’s Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative has earned a $2.44 million grant from the Office of Statewide Broadband. A new year-long project will include collecting, analyzing, and visualizing the broadband Internet capacity across Maryland. Project manager Mary Buffington says that now, more than…

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Bethany, S. Bethany Near Agreements With Comcast

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Comcast will offer internet and cable TV services to residents of Bethany Beach and South Bethany. The towns have reached an agreement with Comcast to ensure that permits and necessary approvals move forward. Comcast begins to roll out services within 12 to 18 months. Residents will have access to a wide range of Comcast and…

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Del. Devotes $20M From CARES Act For Broadband Access

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Delaware will utilize CARES Act funding to make sure students who start the school year learning virtually are connected. Part of the 20-million dollar allocation announced Monday would help families that cannot afford or obtain internet access. Elyse Baerga of the Woodbridge School District says when schools suddenly switched to online learning last March, it…

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Phone & Internet Scams On the Rise

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Scam artists are contacting residents on Delmarva trying to get you to give up your personal information.  Recent scams include bogus calls from utility companies, the IRS and Social Security.  Nearly all the scams include threats of arrest if you do not act immediately.  Many want you to pay with re-loadable or gift cards or…

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Gov John Carney in Seaford Announces Program to Eliminate Internet Dead Spots in Rural Delaware

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Delaware Governor John Carney is urging internet service providers to work with the state to eliminate what he calls “broadband deserts” in rural sections of the state. Visiting Seaford Tuesday afternoon Gov. Carney detailed a program that he hopes will virtually wipe out those dead spots by 2020.   While high-speed broadband service is widely available…

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