The Daily Journal is reporting that Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley hopes that a rural broadband model in Alabama that will help supply Marion County, Alabama, residents with access to high-speed internet can do the same for Northeast Mississippi.

A bill is being drafted in Mississippi to allow electric power associations to start subsidiaries to provide broadband service to rural areas, the story reported Presley saying.

Read the complete Daily Journal story here.


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