BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Gov. Jim Justice, Shelley Moore Capito, and other distinguished guests held a celebratory groundbreaking event Monday, November 18, 2019, at the Tamarack Conference Center. The event commemorates the beginning of a major broadband development project in West Virginia.
Facebook, through its subsidiary Middle Mile Infrastructure, is building a high capacity fiber optic cable network, crossing a portion of West Virginia as part of the company’s ongoing larger network infrastructure build stretching from Virginia to Ohio. The project was announced in March. The cable will go through 275 miles of the project will cross through West Virginia.