Great news for Chatham County! As new housing developments pop up and more people move to the area, residents are demanding high-speed fiber internet. On April 26, 2023, the Triangle Business Journal reported that thanks to a $350,000 grant from the N.C. Department of Information Technology and Charlotte-based Brightspeed laying the fiber lines, hundreds of homes and businesses will have access to high-speed internet.
Karen Howard, Chair of the Chatham County Board of Commissioners, says that this is a huge step for the community and will help bring Chatham County into the 21st century by providing access to high-speed internet for those who previously did not have it.
The pandemic has highlighted the importance of high-speed internet, especially in rural areas, where it can be challenging to lay miles of fiber lines for fewer customers. This project is a significant move towards closing the digital divide and keeping Chatham County connected. The installation of the fiber lines is expected to take two years.
If you're planning to move to Chatham County, you'll want to take advantage of the new high-speed fiber internet that will (soon) be available in the area. You'll also want to work with an experienced realtor who knows the ins and outs of the community. Carl Johnson Real Estate can help you find the right home in the right neighborhood to meet your needs and can also provide valuable insights into the local real estate market. Don't hesitate to reach out today at 919-880-0904 to start your journey towards your dream home in Chatham County! CLICK HERE to schedule a free consultation!