When it comes to private business, time is money.
Time becomes a bigger issue when trying to work in a rural community and needing fast Internet connections.
Friedens and Blairsville.
Comcast Business partnered with PBS Coals in Friedens to install a high speed fiber line in the region. Large computer map files that took hours to transmit are now sent in little time.
Now that the line is installed other similar use businesses can access the system. It's a good investment in this region to attract and retain companies that have extensive technology needs such as energy providers and medical facilities.
The new infrastructure will be another selling point to help Somerset County's developers find new employers to help the economy grow.