OLC Testifies on Senate Bill 8 – Broadband Expansion Program

On Feb. 9, the OLC provided proponent written testimony on Senate Bill (SB) 8, which would utilize a competitive grant pool to fund the last mile of broadband infrastructure in Ohio. The OLC supports the creation of the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Grant Program, which SB 8 would establish via a public-private partnership. Grants would be available to private internet service providers to expand service to Ohioans living in traditionally underserved areas.

OLC’s testimony (PDF)