Fiber internet coming to more communities
November 16, 2023
MALDEN — In a press release from the Port of Whitman County, the Port announced that a multi-year project to install fiber-to-the-home around Pine City and Malden has recently been completed.
The project was funded by a $1,734,921 CERB grant from the Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund and $433,730 from the Washington State Broadband Office’s Match Grant Program.
The launch of the fiber optic network began in October, as construction of fiber to the homes was completed. The project provided service to approximately 70 homes in the area previously unserved by broadband internet service pr...