Boradband Plans Revealed for Snowshoe

The West Virginia Broadband Deployment Council has awarded a $713,000 grant to improve and expand high-speed Internet to vacation homes and condos at Snowshoe Mountain resort. The final vote was divided 5 to 3 to allow Citynet to provide the service. Frontier Communications also has plans to bring broadband service to the area around Snowshoe, and the company already provides internet service to about 25 percent of the area. Citynet plans to install its system before the end of the year.