Kentucky is among the worst states in the nation when it comes to high-speed internet use, but its signature plan to catch up is years behind schedule and millions of dollars over budget.
Kentucky’s plan to bring broadband to remote parts of the state has sputtered and its future looks increasingly bleak. State leaders told rural residents it would create better business opportunities. But instead, they keep getting left behind.
There Are Kentuckians Who Still Don’t Have Broadband Because the Former Governor Chose an Investment Bank Over Experts
A report from the state auditor confirms officials knew their initiative would likely cost much more than they were letting on. The project is two years behind schedule and could cost taxpayers $1.5 billion over the next 30 years.
How Kentucky Gambled for Hundreds of Millions of Dollars From a Broadband Program It Didn’t Qualify for
Former Gov. Steve Beshear’s administration was warned multiple times that its rural broadband bet wouldn’t get certain federal funds. Meet the officials and conflicted consultants who didn’t listen and doomed the plan.
Here’s what to know about our investigation so far into the ambitious statewide broadband project.
Governor Matt Bevin's opponents on both sides of the aisle are coming after him for failing to address KentuckyWired delays.
Gov. Matt Bevin has offered no solution to the boondoggle he inherited, a plan to bring high-speed internet to Kentucky’s remote corners.