Project Bobcat

Organization:
Education and Research Consortium of the Western Carolinas, Inc. d/b/a ERC Broadband
Amount:
$174,429.04
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Buncombe
Description:

This grant provides funding to ERC to construct approximately 4.75 miles of fiber through the Town of Franklin to meet commercial and public sector needs for greater access to broadband. One user, Shaw Industries, needs to expand its production and has committed to adding ten jobs this calendar year. The new infrastructure is also expected to serve one nonprofit, one governmental agency, and at least one last-mile broadband provider.

Contact:
Mrs. Tanya Mull 151 Patton Avenue Box 170 Asheville, North Carolina 28801 (828) 350-2415

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