Currently Sandwich has only 10% of its households which can achieve these high internet speeds. Fast connection speeds are increasingly necessary for home use, businesses, schoolwork, distance learning, health monitoring and other everyday uses.
The good news is there are finally both State and Federal programs and grants which are geared to providing high speed internet to the 'underserved'. There are local communities in both NH and VT which have already gone through the journey of bringing broadband to their households and businesses so there is much to be learned from others.
Julie Dolan, Chair
Leo Dwyer, Selectman
Two committee members who recently resigned: Dan Koeppel, Chandler Gossman. We thank them for their service.
The Broadband Committee recently held three Listening Sessions to hear from residents about their experiences with their current internet service and talk about the impact better service would have.
NHPR picked up on the story and recently ran a segment on this initiative:
If you have any questions or comments, you can e-mail the Broadband Advisory Committee at the following address: