Benefited by broadband: Beltrami County leads the state in high speed internet access

Bemidji Pioneer - 08-10

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BEMIDJI -- When it comes to broadband internet access in Minnesota, Beltrami County is No. 1 out of 87. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development released a new broadband availability map this year, showing Beltrami County having the most access to internet speeds up to a gigabit per second. According to DEED, 98.78 percent of Beltrami County now has access to those speeds.