(WBNG) — Southern Tier 8 is asking inhabitants in Tompkins County and the Southern Tier to “price their connection” with their web service.

Southern Tier 8 claimed people can utilize the “Far better Relationship Plan” by going to betterconnection.org to “voice their aggravation” with their company.

The organization explained that if people use the service, it can “perform on expanding the broadband infrastructure”
in the area.

According to the business, folks who use the service will assist Southern Tier 8 do the pursuing:

• Obtain helpful knowledge to assistance entice providers with much better provider selections and expenditures
• Serve our communities and future people wanting to relocate to our location in the many years to come
• Help grant composing
• Provide as a source for municipalities to react to new FCC maps (2023)
• Elevate recognition by displaying community, condition and federal leaders the geographic places that even now deficiency adequate world wide web company and that will need quick support and funding

Southern Tier 8 wrote in a information launch:

The current internet connectivity details map in at the Southern Tier 8 location today is at best incomplete and INCOMPLETE Info Qualified prospects TO Deficiency Possibility. Although that contains urban cores, The Southern Tier 8 location has a broad rural local community throughout all 8 counties. Investigate and scientific tests demonstrate that these rural communities are struggling the most with the inadequate company providers and appropriate connectivity which has increased their hardships in the places of function, schooling, funds, health care, and affecting their in general excellent of daily life.