The Roanoke Valley is falling behind its neighbors in access to high-quality Internet service, but a regional authority can help it catch up.
The Roanoke Valley doesn’t want its theme song to be the screech and static of a dial-up computer connection.
Most residents have moved beyond that antiquated technology, but even so we’re fast becoming a community reliant on obsolete infrastructure. We just don’t have that annoying racket to warn us that we’re falling behind.
A group of business and government leaders deserve credit for galvanizing the region into action before it’s too late.