DeSoto spending $10M to extend high-speed Internet

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: July 31, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: July 31, 2022 4:00 AM CT

The latest survey of residences revealed 3,758 households don’t have access to broadband or are underserved, meaning download speeds of less than 100 Mbps. 


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Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska is a freelance reporter for The Daily Memphian. The 34-year veteran of newspaper journalism is an award-winning essayist and covers a diversity of topics, always seeking to reveal the human story behind the news. Toni, who grew up in Cayce, Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. To learn more, visit

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