Rural Broadband Survey Results





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Georgia Rural Broadband Survey Findings



Survey Overview

These survey results date from September 23, 2016 - May 15, 2017. All results pictured on this page are taken from Eric McRae's presentation to the House Rural Development Council on May 22, 2017, titled "Georgia Rural Broadband". In total there were 12,106 survey participants. Of the 12, 106 respondents 61% stated that they were "Not able to purchase broadband speed needed" and 16% responded "I can't get wireline service". Of the 12,106 respondents 4,187 indicated that they only had one provider available to them.  


Service Sufficiency

  • Respondents were asked if they subsribe to one of the providers presented to them as availble to them.
  • Of the 12,106 survey participants 6,220 indicated they subscribed to the presented service, 886 did not provide an answer, and 7,106 responded on the sufficiency of the service. 



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 McRae, E. "Georgia Rural Broadband". University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government. [PowerPoint presentation] Retrieved from:










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