Many opportunities have come up in the online community following the rapid increase in people using internet as a platform for business, information and social lives. This has however left rural areas behind on the move as high speed internet has not been made available to them hence, they cannot access any internet for their use. This has led to low chances of contacting the wider world perspective that exposes them to new trending opportunities. The introduction of rural high speed internet has now brought locals closer to the world beyond. Everyone in the rural community can now take advantage of this opportunity especially farmers and business people. Below are some of the evident advantages of high speed rural internet.
Online business opportunities and ventures have grown due to the availability of high speed rural internet for local business people. The physical movement technique by local businesses to create a wider market has not been very promising. With high speed rural internet businesses are able to achieve good results and increase in sales margin. Therefore, it should be encouraged to spread into rural areas as it will be of great yields to the locals and the state.
Education is very important to people of any age group. Education gives you the power to know how the world works and the exciting events around it. Using the internet enables one reach out to educative ventures like online courses and access research documentation. This is not possible in rural areas since the internet speeds and availability are not accommodative. Making rural high speed internet a highly considerable factor both for the locals benefit and for the state.
Health services could need a good internet speed in order to function, such include telemedicine and telehealth. Rurals areas have had problems with such services due to poor speed internet with poor quality signals that are not much of reliable. Thus, where good speed internet is made accessible to locals in the rural area setting, services such as telehealth and telemedicine are able to help locals to get good health care and information on different diseases, how to notice them and how to treat such diseases. The locals will have first hand information on how to avoid falling prey to certain diseases and the type of measures they should take in order to treat them when they are infected.
Following the installment of rural high speed internet employment opportunities have grown to both the rural people and the state at large. This however does not guarantee that locals will be sure to get these jobs since factors like qualifications and employment procedures must be followed. This is to say that in reality the unemployment level will move down but it will not be strictly on the rural area rather across the state. Most likely the locals in rural areas will be able to easily get the low rank jobs with minimum to no qualification levels.