Broadband Internet Expanding in the North Country

By Joe Gullo

Published 02/21 2014 05:26PM

Updated 02/21 2014 06:20PM

ALBANY, N.Y. - Thousands of people in the North Country will soon have access to broadband Internet.

A $9 million grant is helping make it possible.

Broadband is expanding to 33,000 homes and 4,500 businesses.

Governor Andrew Cuomo released details on Friday. The North Country will see a little more than $3 million. 

Essex county will be receiving expand service. The bulk of the money will go to expand publc safety services for the entire North Country public emergency network.

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