Roy Sandoval, Gila County superintendent of schools, and Jacque Sanders, deputy county manager, presented information Tuesday on a $19 million grant to bring broadband to schools and libraries in Gila County.

Calling it “a complete blessing” the Gila County Board of Supervisors Tuesday afternoon accepted a $19 million grant to bring broadband to county libraries and schools in the next two years.

The county has been working since November 2017 to get the funding needed to build the infrastructure to provide high-speed internet to every school and library in Gila County.

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Mike White

Are these new connections to unserved locations or just faster, upgraded connections? Will these sites be subject to the same cable severing as the rest of us?

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