Ohio

AT&T is adding seven new cities to its 75 Mbps service, using existing copper wire broadband networks.
Cincinnati Bell is the latest telecom to be offering a 1 Gbps service, called Fioptics, premiering on September 8.
CWA District 4 and T/T Sector Reach Tentative Contracts with AT&T Midwest and Legacy
Federal reinvestment funding to Broadband Technology and Opportunities Program (BTOP) has brought computer and Internet skills and access to thousands.
About 100 million Americans do not have broadband access at home. Numerous surveys tell us why: lower-income people can't afford computers and Internet access, many people don't know how to use the technology, others don't see the value of the Internet, and about 12-24 million Americans still don't have access to broadband networks.
One of the biggest gaps to broadband adoption is Internet literacy. For disenfranchised populations, it may be difficult to make the leap to online education, financial transactions, or career growth without basic online skills. That?s why Connect Ohio is bringing adoption programs to centers around the state.
On Wednesday, December 15, the Communications Workers of America and the Speed Matters campaign released the 2010 Report on Internet Speeds in all 50 States.
Connect Your Community (CYC), a OneCommunity program providing broadband education, support, and equipment to low-income communities, has increased its reach by making training materials available online.
A new report from Connect Ohio--an affiliate of Speed Matters partner Connected Nation--showed that 62 percent of the state?s residents subscribe to a broadband Internet connection. That is an increase over 2009, when the number was only 55 percent.
Speed Matters' partner One Economy was awarded $28.5 million in grant money to expand high-speed Internet in underserved communities in the latest round of NITA's Broadband Opportunity funding.