Kent County launches survey to improve high-speed internet access for everyone

2 months ago FOX 17

KENT COUNTY, Mich. — Kent District Library, all 20 of its branches, witness firsthand how valuable high-speed internet access is for everyone in the county. “The latest U.S. Census shows that 12 percent of households in Kent County don’t have broadband. That’s more than one in 10 households without broadband access,” said Randy Goble, KDL’s director of engagement. “We’ve actually changed this quite a bit because of the pandemic,” Goble said. Now we have a thousand of them available and they’re available for up to four months check-out time.”Kent County said they’re aware that rural areas have a difficult time accessing high-speed internet.
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