This shows the statewide "middle mile" broadband network to be built as part of a public-private partnership that grew out of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region initiative. Construction has begun in Eastern and Central Kentucky and is to be finished statewide by late 2018.
This shows the statewide "middle mile" broadband network to be built as part of a public-private partnership that grew out of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region initiative. Construction has begun in Eastern and Central Kentucky and is to be finished statewide by late 2018. Photo Provided
This shows the statewide "middle mile" broadband network to be built as part of a public-private partnership that grew out of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region initiative. Construction has begun in Eastern and Central Kentucky and is to be finished statewide by late 2018. Photo Provided

Tom Eblen: Some telecoms, anti-government groups oppose new state broadband network

January 23, 2016 3:29 PM

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.